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Fire Department

Augusta Fire Rescue strives to deliver an innovative all hazard emergency response, public education and prevention services in an an effective, efficient manner with utmost pride, professionalism and respect.

Our Fire Department is made up of part time fire fighters and a full time Fire Chief.

Our values provide the guiding principles as to how we work together to deliver our mission and achieve our vision.  Our values include:

Excellence: We are committed to continuous improvement, learning and innovation.

Teamwork: We understand the importance of cooperation and working together, valuing the contribution of each other and recognize the value of diversity.

Respect: We are respectful of each other and those we serve.

Safety: In all we do, our first priority is the safety of the public, our community and ourselves.

To learn more about the Fire Department, fire safety and prevention, visit the Augusta Fire Rescue website.


Burn Permits

photo of a camp fire, chimineas, brush pile and burn drum

As per Township By-Law 3160-2015, a permit is required for ALL open air fires each calendar year. This applies to all campfires, chimineas, brush piles, burn drums, incinerators, agricultural burns etc.

Registered landowners can obtain their FREE burn permit at the Township Office or online on the Augusta Fire Rescue Burn Permit website.

NOTE: Occasionally there is an glitch with the Burn Permit site if you received your paper permit at the office the year previously.  Should this happen, please call the Operations & Fire Coordinator at 613-925-4231 ext. 101 or email atrickey@augusta.ca and she can assist in unlocking the site.


Fire Station Locations:

 

architect drawing of the new augusta fire station 1 in maitlandStation 1: 

north augusta fire station 2 in north augusta
Fire Station 2 – North Augusta

1022 County Road 15
Maitland

*We are currently building a new Fire Station at the site of Station 1 in Maitland to replace the current outdated Station 1.  Construction is expected to be completed by August, 2019.  Photos of the construction process can be found HERE.

Station 2:

8112 Mill Street
North Augusta

 


Tanker Shuttle Insurance Rates

Augusta Fire Rescue is Tanker Shuttle Service Certified.  As such, Augusta residents may be eligible for lower fire insurance rates if they live within 8 to 10 kilometers of Station #1 in Maitland or Station #2 in North Augusta (see map below).  Residents who live within 5 km of an approved water supply (see map below) may also qualify for a discount.

Contact your insurance agent for more information.  They may request that you print this Tanker Shuttle Service Certificate for their records.

map of township with green circles around the 8 km radius around each of the fire stations
8 km Range near Fire Station #1 & #2
map of township with blue circles around the 5 km radius around each of the approved water supply stations
5 km Range near Approved Water Supply Stations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

You can purchase smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms at the Reception desk at the Township Office in Maynard.

 

 

 

 

Augusta Township Master Fire Plan

2018 Fire Year End Report

 

If interested, please email atrickey@augusta.ca for more information.

 

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