Bonnechere Valley Fire Department
P.O. Box 100
Fire Chief: Dave Murphy
About The Bonnechere Valley Fire Department
The Township of Bonnechere Valley is served by a 911 emergency system.
In the event of an emergency, residents should call 911 from a safe location and provide the requested information to the call center.
If the emergency requires the fire service dispatch will page firefighters to respond.
The Bonnechere Valley Fire Department has an authorized limit of 40 firefighters and has two fire halls. Eganville Hall is located at 49 Bonnechere St. E. in the Village of Eganville and Sebastopol Hall is located 121 Janet Drive in the Hamlet of Foymount.
Members serving on the Bonnechere Valley Fire Department are committed to providing the community with emergency response services which include:
- Structural fire fighting including rescue
- Vehicle fire fighting
- Grass, bush, forestry fire fighting
- Automatic aid
- Mutual aid
- Awareness level hazardous materials
- Vehicle accidents
- Vehicle extrication
- Water and ice rescue – shore based ambulance assist only
- Public assistance
- Ambulance assistance
- Police assistance
- Public utilities assistance
- Community emergency plan participation
- Role as Assistant to the Fire Marshal
We all share a responsibility to keep families and homes safe from fire by:
The Bonnechere Valley Fire Department supports fire prevention through public education. Some of the fire prevention initiatives offered to the community include:...Learn more
The Township of Bonnechere Valley has a by-law which establishes the requirements to conduct open air burns. In order to conduct an open air burn residents must obtain a burn permit from the township office. There is no cost to obtain the permit;...
When a building is constructed it must be built to the standards specified by the Ontario Building Code. Once a building is issued an occupancy permit, the Ontario Fire Code takes effect. The owner of a building is responsible to ensure compliance with the Ontario Fire Code. Under the Fire Prevention and Protection Act municipalities are responsible for enforcing the Ontario Fire Code within their boundaries.
The Bonnechere Valley Fire Department conducts inspections and enforces compliance with the Ontario Fire Code. Our inspection practices include:...Learn more
Did you ever want to be a firefighter when you grew up?
Children often dream of becoming a firefighter but end up pursuing other careers. For those who still have the ambition it may not be too late to fulfill the dream of becoming a member of the fire service.
Serving with the Bonnechere Valley Fire Department is a challenging and rewarding experience....Learn more
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July 14th, 2020Council MeetingCouncil meets twice a month on the first and third Tuesdays. We start with a committee...