Muskoka Lakes. Municipal Office

Service: Muskoka Lakes. Fire Department, Port Carling - Bailey St

Record #: MUS1282
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 24 Jun 2021


Description (Service) The Township of Muskoka Lakes volunteer fire department is on call 24 hours a day to respond to emergency situations. The fire chief and fire fighters are trained in medical first response, auto extrication and water, ice and winter rescue.

Served by 10 Fire Stations. See website for addresses.

The Township has a Mutual Aid agreement with Seguin Township and the Town of Huntsville.

The Township of Muskoka Lakes has identified the following facilities in the emergency plan for use as evacuation centres.

1. Port Carling Community Centre (Reception Centre & Evacuation/Warming Centre/ Cooling centre)
2. Torrance Community Centre (Evacuation/Warming Centre/Cooling Centre)
3. Hekkla Community Centre (Evacuation/Warming Centre/Cooling Centre)
4. Port Carling Arena (Evacuation Overflow)
5. Milford Bay Community Centre (Evacuation Overflow & Reception)

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:15 am-4 pm
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Muskoka Lakes Township ; Bala Fire Department services Wahta Mohawk First Nation
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or email for information.
Volunteer Firefighter Application form available or online or by emailing Melissa at
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Muskoka Lakes Township
Address & Map
1 Bailey St
Muskoka Lakes, ON
Canada P0B 1J0
View Google Map
Intersection Bailey St and Hwy 118 W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-765-3156 ext 274
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-765-3288
Primary Contact Ryan Murrell, Fire Chief; Phone: ext 261; Email:
Alternate Contact Melissa Toner, Administration Assistant; Phone: ext 274
Mailing Address PO Box 129 
Port Carling, ON 
Canada P0B 1J0

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