Red Lake (Municipality of)

Site: Red Lake Fire Hall

Service: Red Lake Fire Rescue Service

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Description & Services
Public Comments Responsible for fire stations located at: 
  • Red Lake, 2 Nugget St 
  • Balmertown, 37 Lassie Rd 
  • Cochenour, 18 Lakeview Ave 
  • Mackenzie Island, 2 Lakeshore Drive 
  • Madsen, 2 Main St
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for fire prevention and administration of the Ontario Fire Code 
  • Issues applicable burn permits required for brush piles, incinerators and open fires, excluding small contained fires supervised at all times and used for cooking and warmth
Provides the following services: 
  • Auto extrication 
  • Education 
  • Emergency planning 
  • Fire investigation 
  • Fire suppression 
  • Hazardous materials information 
  • Home safety 
  • School tours 
  • Shore-based ice water rescue
Hours Fire Chief Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm 
Emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Balmertown ; Cochenour ; Madsen ; McKenzie Island ; Red Lake
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Burn permits are required from Apr 1st to Oct 31st
Languages English
Fees Service - Fees for Burn permits, Inspections
Contact Information
Office Phone Fire Hall 807-727-1290 
Municipal Office 807-735-2096
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-727-2709
Primary Contact Walter Scarrow, Fire Chief; Phone: (Cell) 807-727-0911
Alternate Contact Mark Vermette, Chief Administrative Officer; Phone: 807-735-2096 ext 229; Email:
Located In Community Red Lake
Address 2 Nugget St
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
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Intersection Nugget St and Berry Dr
Mailing Address c/o Red Lake Fire Rescue 
PO Box 1000 
Balmertown, ON P0V 1C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal