Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 155 Dunlop St W

Service: Fire and Emergency Service Department

Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
All fire stations are closed to the public
  • Barrie Fire response times are not impacted
  • Outdoor burning permits are available for purchase online only via
  • Education events and activities, including station tours, are temporarily suspended
  • Fire Inspections for building permit purposes continue for non-occupied structures only, following public health standards
  • if an Emergency inspection situation should arise, it would be assessed on a case by case basis by the Fire Chief and would have to follow public health standards
  • Fire Prevention Officers are available to follow up on violations using photographs and video, call 705-728-3199 or email:
Regular Service
Main Fire Station (Station 1) is located at 155 Dunlop St W
  • call office number for information on fire prevention, public education, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, legalizing basement apartments
  • have information on installing fireplaces
  • Outdoor Solid Fuel Burning Appliances (O.S.F.B.A.) permits, commonly known as Fire Permits, are available at Fire Station One located at 155 Dunlop St W, Barrie
  • all fire permits expire on December 31 of each year
Station 2, 15 Bell Farm Rd (St Vincent St & Bell Farm Rd)
Station 3, 350 Big Bay Point Rd (Big Bay Point Rd & Huronia Rd)
Station 4, 250 Ardagh Rd (Ardagh Rd & Ferndale Dr)
Station 5, 361 King St ( Mapleview Dr W & Veterans Dr)

Fire and Emergency Service does not inspect wood stoves, look for a company that is Wood Energy Technical Training (WETT) certified in the Yellow Pages under Chimney Builders and Repairers

Hot Summer Nights campaign held annually for residents providing fire safety information and activities for children

Outreach Presentations
"Remembering When" presentation was developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible. Presentation focuses on 8 fire prevention and 8 falls prevention messages.
Service Details
Public Comments

There are two Deputy Fire Chiefs and one Assistant Deputy Chief: 

  • Ed Davis, Deputy Fire Chief (acting), Manager of Operations and Training 
    705-739-4220, ext 3262 
  • Carrie Clark, Deputy Fire Chief, Fire Prevention, Communications & Public Education 
    705-739-4220, ext 3234 
  • Derek Wilson, Assistant Deputy Chief of Special Operations & Emergency Management, ext. 3223
Hours COVID-19 Update 
All fire stations are closed to the public 
Regular Hours 
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Dispatch Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility No restrictions
Application O.S.F.B.A Permit: annual fee for an Outside Solid Fuel Burning Appliance (O.S.F.B.A) permit is $22 
To obtain a permit apply in person at 155 Dunlop Street west or online at Burn Permits  
Call or drop-in during office hours for other services
Languages English
Fees Service - Annual fee for O.S.F.B.A permit is $22
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Fire Station 1
155 Dunlop St W
Barrie, ON L4N 6N9
Intersection Eccles St and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible - All 5 Stations
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-728-3199
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-728-1277
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Cory Mainprize, Fire Chief; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 3256
Alternate Contact Julie Madden, Supervisor of Fire & Emergency Administrative Support Services; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 3222; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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