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Lake of the Woods (Township of)
Volunteer Fire Department

  • Operates a volunteer fire department
  • Responsible for fire prevention and administration of the Ontario Fire Code
  • Issues applicable burn permits required for brush piles, incinerators and open fires, excluding campfires
  • Provides fire safety and prevention education

NOTE: Offers only exterior fire fighting services; does NOT do interior rescues or water rescues
***Effective January 15, 2013, the Morson Fire Station will be closed with only minimum support services provided from the Bergland Fire Station when needed and if emergency responders are available***
  • Lake of the Woods Township is serviced by the Bergland Fire Station and a delayed fire response from the Dawson Fire Station
  • Fire permits are available for purchase through the Bergland General Store; contact Karen Sepers at 807-488-5523
  • Lake of the Woods Fire Department is part of the West Rainy River District Fire Service, an amalgamation in 2011 of three fire departments which also includes Dawson Township Fire Dept and Rainy River Fire Dept
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmService: Mon-Sun 24 hours
No restrictions
Application Process
Call for assistance
Service - Fire Permit
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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