Rainy River (Town of)

Site: Town Hall

Service: Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Rainy River 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 Lake of the Woods Fire Dept 
  • Fire Hall located at 317 Sixth 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 campfires
Provides the following services: 
  • Auto extrication 
  • Education 
  • Emergency planning 
  • Fire investigation 
  • Fire suppression 
  • Hazardous materials information 
  • Home safety 
  • School tours
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Rainy River
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-852-3244
After Hours Phone Answering Machine: urgent calls answered promptly
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-852-3553
E-Mail rainyriver@tbaytel.net
Website www.rainyriver.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Randy Asselin, Fire Chief, West Rainy River District Fire Service; Phone: 807-274-9530
Located In Community Rainy River
Address 201 Atwood Ave
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
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Intersection Atwood Ave and 4th St
Mailing Address PO Box 488 
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible from street level, no automatic push button door; Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town