Posts Categorized: Fire Department

Burn Ban in Effect Immediately in Douro-Dummer

Due to the hot, dry conditions the Township of Douro-Dummer has implemented a burn ban effective as of 12 noon July 6, 2020. All open-air burning permits are suspended during this time. The fire ban prohibits all open-air fires including campfires, burn barrels and fireworks. Certified gas appliances such as CSA approved fire tables, bowls,… Read more »

Request for Quotation FD-2020-01: 2020 Crew Cab 4X4 Pick-up Truck – Addendum 1 Released

The Township of Douro-Dummer Fire Department is requesting that qualified businesses submit a Request For Quotation (RFQ) for a new 4×4 vehicle. For more information, the bid package and submission requirements please visit RFQ – FD-2020-01: 2020 Crew Cab 4×4 Pick-up Truck (pdf – 540KB). Addendum 1 (pdf – 91KB) – All quotations must be… Read more »

Open-Air Fire Ban Effective April 3rd

Chief Fire Officials from the Townships of Douro-Dummer, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen, North Kawartha and Trent Lakes Declare an Open-Air Fire Ban Effective April 3rd at 19:00 (pdf – 115KB) In support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) implementing a Restricted Fire Zone Declaration across the entire province, where these zones are applicable, the Townships… Read more »

UPDATE- Addendum 1 released for Request for Quotation – FD-2019-02: Mini-Pumper Fire Apparatus

The Township of Douro-Dummer Fire Service is requesting that qualified businesses submit a Request For Quotation (RFQ) for a Mini-Pumper Fire Apparatus. The RFQ FD-2019-02 package (pdf – 1MB) can be viewed on-line or be picked up at the Municipal Office. An addendum has been released: Addendum #1 FD-2019-02 (pdf – 57KB) Questions can be directed… Read more »

Douro-Dummer Fire Services Receives Funding from Enbridge Gas for Firefighter Training Resources

Enbridge Gas Inc. is helping Douro-Dummer Fire Services purchase firefighting training materials through Project Assist – a program that supplements existing training for Ontario volunteer and composite fire departments in the communities where Enbridge operates. “At Enbridge Gas, safety is our priority. We’re proud to support Ontario firefighters who share our commitment to keeping our… Read more »

Fire Prevention Week Home Visits 2019

This year’s fire prevention week theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” To help ensure our residents are notified of smoke or carbon monoxide in their homes, the Douro-Dummer Fire Services will be conducting door to door visits to Douro-Dummer residences on Saturday October 19th and 26th, 2019. Fire… Read more »

Douro-Dummer Fire Services Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation

Douro-Dummer Fire Services has renewed the residential water tanker shuttle accreditation and added commercial rating coverage as well. For more information, please see see the Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation News Release (pdf – 1MB). The Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation Certificate (pdf – 601KB) can be found on the Fire Department web page.

Request for Quotation – FD-2019-01: Removal, Disposal and Replacement of Upper Roof and Bell Tower Shingles on the Warsaw Fire Station

The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting that qualified businesses or individuals submit a Request For Quotation (RFQ) for the Removal, Disposal and Replacement of Upper Roof and Bell Tower Shingles on the Warsaw Fire Station. The RFQ FD-2019-01 package (pdf – 210KB) can be viewed on-line or be picked up at the Municipal Office. Questions can… Read more »

The Douro-Dummer Fire Hall No. 5 Renovation Project

The Douro-Dummer Fire Hall No. 5 Renovation Project is gaining interest and support  from local businesses and residents. Are you interested in donating to the project? To express your interest please contact: Fire Chief Chuck Pedersen (705) 652-8392 ext. 207 E-mail: C.Pedersen Captain Tim Drain (705) 877-8044 E-mail: T.Drain  

Fire Hazard Signs

13 Forest Fire Hazard signs are being erected in 10 locations throughout the Township of Douro-Dummer. These fire hazard signs will communicate to residents and guests the current level of fire hazard in the Township, from low to extreme. In the event of a complete burn ban, an additional sign “BURN BAN IN EFFECT” will… Read more »