Fire News

Posted On Monday, May 03, 2021

2021epwk-scl2-en Pandemic, Extreme Heat and Cold, Powerful Storms, Flooding – Are you Prepared?  
Gravenhurst, ON – It’s Emergency Preparedness Week, and like many communities across Canada, Gravenhurst continues to battle against the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Town’s Emergency Planning Team has had its busiest year ever ensuring legislated requirements under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act are being carried out in addition to...

Read More...

Posted On Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Jared Cayley - Gravenhurst Fire Chief Gravenhurst, ON – Following the retirement of Larry Brassard, the Town of Gravenhurst undertook a rigorous search process to find a new Fire Chief. After an in-depth interview process with candidates from across the country, the Gravenhurst Fire Department is pleased to announce Jared Cayley as the successful candidate for the Director of Fire and Emergency Services (FES) / Fire Chief, effective Monday, May 3 rd .
“Jared is very excited to bring his passion for...

Read More...

Posted On Tuesday, April 13, 2021

pizza slize2 Okay, children and families! It’s time to come together as a team and show your talent using video footage and/or photos.   Gravenhurst Fire Department is hosting an April Break Pizza Party for a family who submits winning photos or video of family members doing the following activities. Bring the family together and as a team, go through the following tasks: smoke alarm recognition/familiarization, testing the alarm,
draw your home escape plan showing two...

Read More...

Posted On Thursday, April 01, 2021

No Daytime Burning ReminderThe Muskoka Fire Danger Rating season is now in effect from April 1st to October 31st. Resident's are reminded that the “NO DAYTIME BURNING” rules are now also in effect. The fire danger rating is currently set at LOW (see attached bulletin). Conditions can change rapidly at this time of year and the danger rating will be adjusted according to conditions. Residents are advised to please check with their local municipal office for local open-air burning regulations.
Read More...

Posted On Thursday, April 01, 2021

Ontario_logo_wht Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety Parry Sound District Including Muskoka River Watershed and Magnetawan River Watershed Wednesday, March 31, 2021 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect until Wednesday April 7, 2021.
This message will effect residents within the MNRF Parry Sound District which includes the District Municipality...

Read More...