Fire Department

Welcome to the Elizabethtown-Kitley Fire Department pages.  You will find information pertaining to every aspect of Fire Services in these pages.Clipart of fire truck

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Primary Goals & Objectives

The goals of the Fire Department are to provide fire protection services designed to protect lives and property from the adverse effects of fires, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions.

Mission Statement

"Our Family, Helping Yours"
The primary mission of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley Fire & Emergency Services is to provide a range of programs to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley from the adverse effects of fire, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions created by man or nature.

The Fire Stations

Where are the fire stations? The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley has three fire stations located in different parts of the Township. On this page you will find photos of some of the stations, as well as details regarding their locations.

Station 1 - Lyn

Station 1 is located in the historic village of Lyn, at 44 Main Street East. Fire Administration can be reached by calling 613-498-2460.

The Lyn Fire Hall houses Rescue Vehicle 1 which is equipped with Medical Responders Bag, Oxygen & Defib along with extrication equipment. The Fire Hall also houses one pumper and two tankers to complete the fleet.

For many years the Fire Hall in Lyn served as the Township's location for Household Hazardous Waste Day drop-off, which was organized by the Fire Department in conjunction with the Environmental and Conservation Advisory Committee.Picture of local fire station

Station 2 - New Dublin

Station 2 is located at 7519 New Dublin Road, in the hamlet of New Dublin. Many training courses take place here, including the Babysitting Course and First Aid classes.

The fire hall has two large bays for trucks. The station houses Truck 2, which comes equipped with Medical Responders Bag, Oxygen & Defib. This station also has one pumper and two tankers to complete its fleet. Truck 1 which can be seen at Station 2 or traveling the Township and is equipped with a minimum medical bag and also carries oxygen.

Station 3 - Frankville

Station 3 is located at 270 County Road 29 in Frankville.

This station houses Rescue Vehicle 3, which is equipped with Medical Responders Bag, Oxygen and Defib, as well as 1 Pumper, 1 Tanker, 1 Parade Pumper and a Personnel Transportation Vehicle (Truck #3). The Station contains a training room for meetings and training sessions, a kitchenette facility, as well as a radio room and two offices.

The station was a labour of love - built with all volunteer help. The official opening took place on Saturday June 23, 1966. An addition was added to the building in 1970. The station is 5000 square feet and consists of six bays.

Volunteering

Picture of firefighterServices provided by Volunteer Firefighters include:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Extrication
  • Ice Water Rescue Level One
  • Fire Prevention
  • Public Education
  • Medical Assists

How to Become a Member

The Fire Chief may recommend to council the appointment of any qualified person to become a probationary member of the department.

A person is qualified to be appointed a probationary member who meets the following requirements:

  • Applies in writing or completes an application form
  • Is not less than nineteen years of age
  • Passes such interviews, aptitude and physical tests as may be required
  • Has successfully passed a medical examination (re: physical requirements of a firefighter)
  • Holds a valid Ontario Driver's License: Minimum "G2" classification required
  • A signed Volunteer Application Screening Consent for Disclosure of Personal Information Form

What We Can Do For You

  • A Place and time to be every Monday evening
  • Advancing, expanding your knowledge in first aid, Haz-mat, fire suppression, rescue, enrollment in Ontario Fire College
  • Guarantee of interrupted sleep
  • New friends, coming from diversified backgrounds
  • Guarantee of interrupted meals and family plans
  • Feeling of accomplishment, truly helping people
  • Firefighting, rescue, fire prevention
  • Sore, achy muscles
  • Upgrading or continuing drivers license D, class "Z" endorsement
  • Hepatitis "B" Vaccination
  • Your December Honorarium

Yours in Fire Prevention,
Jim Donovan, Fire Chief
Tel. 613-498-2460

Volunteer Firefighter Application Form

Completed and signed application forms must be returned to Fire Station #1, 44 Main Street East, Lyn.

Community Programs

Fire Chief Donovan (left) and Deputy Chief Seed with children from Library Summer Reading ProgramThe following programs are run by the Fire Department at various times throughout the year.

Fire Safety Education For Children

It is policy to provide and/or support a variety of fire safety education programs for children in the community including the "Learn Not to Burn Program", "Risk Watch Program" and the "Arson Prevention Program for Youths".

Fire Safety Education for Adults

It is policy to provide fire safety education programs such as the "Older and Wiser" in the community to address the fire safety concerns facing the adult population.

Public Fire Safety Programs

It is policy to provide such other fire safety education programs as are deemed necessary by the Fire Chief to address other fire safety concerns in the community and thus heighten fire safety awareness.

Fire Station ToursPicture of fire extinguisher

It is policy, at the discretion of the Fire Chief, to conduct tours of the fire station when requested by the public and to use these opportunities to promote fire safety education to the residents of the community.

To request a tour, please phone 613-498-2460 or email etfd@elizabethtown-kitley.on.ca

Training and Development

It is policy to participate in various workshops and seminars that promote fire prevention and/or public fire safety education. The Fire Chief and/or Fire Prevention Personnel may attend meetings and/or conferences of various organizations whose purpose is to promote fire prevention and/or public fire safety education including, Fire Prevention Committees, and Fire Prevention Officers Association.

  • Increases level of public and firefighter safety in buildings and on premises
  • Increases public awareness and promotes a positive public attitude
  • Reduces incidences of fire and protect property and jobs
  • Reduces the incidence of arson and fire crime
  • Ensures compliance with fire related Codes, Statutes and By-laws
  • Enhances fire department image and efficiency
  • Assists with protection of the environment

The Fire Department has gathered together information on fire prevention and an assortment of safety tips to help you develop fire safety in your home and business. To learn more visit the Fire Prevention & Safety page by clicking here.

Open Burning

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations that surround open burning. Click here to visit the Open Burning page.

Babysitting Tips & EducationClipart of baby

Whether you are a babysitter or the parent you will find information on this page that will be useful to you. To visit the Babysitting page, click here.

By-laws

The following by-laws relate to fire services in Elizabethtown-Kitley. Click on the by-law to view a .pdf version.

Fire Marshal's Communique

Kidde recalls residential smoke alarms and combination smoke/C0 alarms. Please click here for more information.  For French please click here.

Suggested Links

The following links are suggested by the Fire Department as excellent sources of information:

Leeds & Grenville: http://www.leedsgrenville.com/en/visit/fire.asp  

Ontario Fire Marshal: http://www.ofm.gov.on.ca

Contact Us

For more information on anything you find on this site, or to acquire information you don't see here, please contact the Administration office of Elizabethtown-Kitley Fire Department at 44 Main Street East in the village of Lyn (Station #1).

Phone:
613-498-2460 Clipart of telephone

Fax:
613-342-2358

Email: etfd@elizabethtown-kitley.on.ca

Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, 6544 New Dublin Rd, RR 2  Addison, ON, K0E 1A0
Tel. 613-345-7480 or 1-800-492-3175, Fax. 613-345-7235, Email: mail@elizabethtown-kitley.on.ca

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