Fire Services

In case of an emergency call 9-1-1

Making People's Lives Better by Enhancing Public Safety

The Deep River Fire Department is a composite department consisting of a fire chief, four full time firefighters, and twenty-six volunteer firefighters.

The Fire hall is staffed between 07:00 and 17:00 monday to Friday, with an on-call system during non-business hours.

The department offers numerous services to the citizens of the Town of Deep River including public fire & life safety education, fire prevention  and inspection programs (enforcement) and emregency response such as but not limited to fire suppression, auto extrication and medical response.

Only working Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms can save your life!

Carbon Monoxide Campaign

Carbon Monoxide Campaign

A Made in Deep River - Public Fire Safety Model Transition Summary - October 7th, 2022

           A Made in Deep River-Public Fire Safety Model Transition Summary  On October 17, 2022, the Town of Deep River will move to phase 2 of its transition to a composite fire department model comprised...

Media Release - New Fire Service Model for The Town of Deep River, October 7th, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE October 7, 2022 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW FIRE SERVICE MODEL FOR THE TOWN OF DEEP RIVER Deep River, Ontario As first announced on April 8, 2022, the Town of Deep River...

Media Release - Town of Deep River Ratifies New Collective Agreement with the Deep River Professional Firefighters' Association

MEDIA RELEASE - Town of Deep River Ratifies New Collective Agreement with the Deep River Professional Firefighters' Association (April 8, 2022).

Fire Prevention

#ONRecordEscape Fire Prevention Week October 9-15, 2022 Home fire escape planning and practicing It is important for everyone to plan and practice a home fire escape. Everyone needs to be prepared in advance, so that they...

Fire Burn Permits

Recreational Burn Permits Available at the Deep River Town Hall Conditions for a Recreation Burn Permit Conditions: No material other than commercially produced charcoal, briquettes or clean, dry seasoned wood may be...

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Winter Safety Tips Remember: NO ICE IS SAFE ICE!  Conditions on all ice can change in an instant. Heed warning messages and stay off frozen waterways if possible.  Know the dangers of ice Ice Factors Many...


Effective July 11th, 2023 at 4:00 PM the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has lifted the restricted fire zone in our area. All valid Deep River recreational fire permits holders are permitted to burn under the guidelines laid out in the towns...