Answers To Your Fire-Related Questions

FIRE SAFETY FAQS

HOW CAN I SUBMIT A FIRE CODE VIOLATION COMPLAINT?

Please submit your complaint in writing to our Fire Prevention Officer Cam Forbes at c.forbes@mintofiredept.on.ca.

WHERE IS THE CLOSEST FIRE STATION LOCATED?

We have 3 stations in the Town of Minto. [1] 19 Allan St. E in Clifford, [2] 87 Elora St. S in Harriston, [3] 845 King St in Palmerston

I’D LIKE TO VOLUNTEER - WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

Please send your most up to date resume by email to Callise Loos at c.loos@mintofiredept.on.ca.

DO YOU RECOMMEND A CERTAIN BRAND OF SMOKE OR CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM?

We do not recommend brands; however we kindly ask that you support our local businesses.

Harriston Home Hardware {18 Elora St, Harriston, ON}

Palmerston Home Hardware {140 William S, Palmerston, ON}

WHERE SHOULD I INSTALL MY SMOKE ALARM?

The smoke alarm should be installed between each sleeping area and the remainder of the building or where a sleeping area is served by a hallway, install the alarm in the hall. Always install the smoke alarm on or near the ceiling in accordance with the manufacturer's installation instructions.

DO I NEED A CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM?

Every home with at least one fuel-burning appliance/heater, attached garage or fireplace should have a carbon monoxide alarm. If the home has only one carbon monoxide alarm, it should be installed in the main bedroom or in the hallway outside of the sleeping area.

DO I NEED A BURN PERMIT?

All open air burning in the Town of Minto requires a burn permit. Please obtain one by calling the Town of Minto Municipal Office at 519.338.2511.

t: (519)343-3735

f: (519)343-4671

845 King St, Palmerston, ON N0G 2P0, Canada

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