Lake of the Woods (Township of)

Site: Township Office

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments ***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
Description (Service)
  • 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
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Bergland ; Lake of the Woods ; Morson
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for assistance
Languages English
Fees Service - Fire Permit
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Fire Chief 807-852-1654 
Municipal Office 807-852-3529
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-488-5486
Primary Contact Randy Asselin, Fire Chief, West Rainy River District Fire Service; Phone: 807-275-9075
Site Location Lake of the Woods Township is approx 35 km NE of town of Rainy River and accessible mainly from Hwy 621
Located In Community Rainy River
Address 211 4th St
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
PO Box 427 
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town