Fire & Emergency Services
The Township of Whitewater Region Fire Service protects the lives and property of the citizens of and visitors to the Township.
1. That the Township of Whitewater Region assume a leadership role as an employer within the community in supporting its employees and other employers’ employees participating as volunteer firefighters including during normal business hours;
2. That the Township of Whitewater Region prioritize the delivery of ongoing health and safety training for all members of the fire department;
3. That the Township of Whitewater Region endorse the optimization of the first two lines of defence; including public education and prevention and the utilization of fire safety standards and enforcement, to provide a comprehensive fire protection program within the Township; and
4. That the Township of Whitewater Region endorse strategies that support the sustainability of fire protection services that provide an effective and efficient level of fire protection services resulting in the best value for the community.
The Township of Whitewater Region values our people and upholds the highest standards of integrity in our actions
The Whitewater Fire Department provides public education services as well as fire prevention activities; including request and complaint building inspections. Other fire protection services consist of fire suppression to all occupancies, including; residential, commercial, business, institutional, and industrial. The Whitewater Fire Department is a member of Renfrew County Mutual Aid and provides heavy rescue auto extrication services in the southern portion of the county. Additionally, the department is trained to conduct specialty rescue in water and ice rescue situations.
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