Augusta Fire Rescue strives to deliver an innovative all hazard emergency response, public education and prevention services in 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.
As per Township By-Law 3500-2020, 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 online on the Augusta Fire Rescue Burn Permit website.
For special events or campground permits, please call Fire Station 1 at 613-348-3455 ext 202.
NOTE: Occasionally there is an glitch with the Burn Permit site if you received a paper permit the year previously. Should this happen, please call the Operations & Fire Coordinator at 613-348-3455 ext. 202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and she can assist in unlocking the site.
Fire Station Locations:
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.
Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms
You can purchase smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms at the Reception desk at the Township Office in Maynard.
If interested, please email email@example.com for more information.