Fort Frances (Town of)

Site: Town Office

Service: Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Fire Chief's duties also extend to towns of Emo and Lavallee
Description (Service) Responsible for emergency fire and rescue service to the community 
  • Provides fire prevention services including inspection and investigation 
  • Provides public fire education services
Provides the following services: 
  • Structural fire fighting including rescue 
  • Grass, brush and forestry fire fighting 
  • First response, tiered response and ambulance assistance 
  • Response to vehicle accidents including extrication services 
  • Hazardous material response 
  • Response to transportation incidents involving vehicles, trains, aircraft and water craft 
  • Performs water and ice rescue 
  • Performs high angle rescue 
  • Performs confined space rescue 
  • Participates in community emergency service plan 
  • Assistance to public, public utilities and police
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Fort Frances
  • Extrication and medical assist in crashes extend: East to Seine River, North on Hwy 502 midway to Dryden, North on Hwy 71 to Kenora as far as Pine Lake, West to junction of Hwy 11/71 in Emo 
  • Fire suppression and medical services only within town of Fort Frances
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for assistance
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-9841
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-274-9595
Primary Contact Tyler Moffitt, Fire Chief; Phone: 807-274-9841 ext 1250; Email:
Alternate Contact Wayne Riches, Captain of Fire Prevention and Education; Phone: 807-274-9841 ext 1253; Email:
Site Location Civic Centre
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 320 Portage Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3P9
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Intersection Portage Ave and Nelson St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal