Essa Township Fire Department

Description (Service) COVID19 - Office fully closed.  Staff can be reached via phone or email

Provides fire suppression and emergency services
  • education around fire prevention and protection
  • inspections upon request
  • tours and public education services
Superior Tanker Shuttle Accreditation is available for rural homeowners. The paperwork can be found on the fire department's page of the township's web site.

Open air burning is permitted in the municipality but only with a current annual burn permit; available on-line from the town website or at the township office.

Two stations serving the municipality:
  • Thornton Fire Station: 34 Robert St
  • Angus Fire Station: 135 King St
Service Details
Hours COVID-19 Office fully closed
Staff can be reached via phone or email
Emergency: Mon-Sun 24 hours volunteer
Admin office: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Mon-Fri
Areas Served Essa
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Essa
Address & Map
Essa, ON
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Intersection King Street East and Alma Street
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 705-424-5828
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-424-4185
Primary Contact Lori Dedora, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-424-5828; Email:
Alternate Contact Lori Dedora, Administrative Assistant; Email:
Primary Executive Cynthia Ross Tustin, Fire Chief; Phone: 705-424-5828; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Administration Centre, Essa Twp.; 5786 County Rd 21 
5786 County Rd 21 
Utopia, ON 
Canada L0M 1T0

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