Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management

Site: Thunder Bay - Northwest Region Office of the Fire Marshal

Service: Office of the Fire Marshal

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) To contribute to an environment for the residents of Ontario that is safe from fire and other public safety hazards by providing leadership and expertise in the reduction and elimination of these hazards
Agency Services
Description (Service) Aims to ensure that all fire departments in Ontario provide adequate levels of fire prevention and protection in accordance with the needs and circumstances of the areas they serve and the provisions of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 (FPPA) 
Collects information about each fire department to monitor service levels and provides them with the following support:  
  • training for firefighters and other fire department personnel  
  • seminars and materials on understanding legislated obligations  
  • programs, resources and guidelines on fire department management, firefighter safety, risk analysis, fire prevention, public education, volunteer recruitment, master fire planning and fire protection  
  • professional development seminars  
  • media relations tools and public service announcements  
  • information on product recalls and warnings  
  • news relevant to their profession including peer activities  
  • recognition of service (medal programs)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-565-1842
After Hours Phone 1-800-565-1842
Fax 807-473-3199 
Toll-free: 1-800-661-3417
Site Location South Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 640 Mountdale Ave
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6G8
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Intersection Mountdale Ave and Walsh St W
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Solicitor General