Muskoka Lakes. Municipal Office

Site: Port Carling - Lee Valley Dr

Service: Muskoka Lakes. Fire Department

Record #: MUS1282
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 20 Feb 2024


Description (Service)

Volunteer fire department is on call 24 hours a day to respond to emergency situations. Over 124 firefighters provide vehicle rescue, pre-hospital medical response, water rescue and fire protection services.

Service comes from 10 fire stations in Foots Bay, Glen Orchard, Bala, Torrance, Walkers Point, Minett, Port Carling, Windermere, Raymond, and Milford Bay.

The Township has a automatic mutual aid agreements with Seguin Township, Township of Georgian Bay and the Town of Huntsville to provide fire protection services in its remote areas.

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

1. Port Carling Community Centre (Evacuation centre)

2. Torrance Community Centre (Warming Centre/Cooling Centre)

3. Hekkla Community Centre (Warming Centre/Cooling Centre)

4. Port Carling Arena (Evacuation Overflow)

5. Milford Bay Community Centre (Evacuation centre)

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 at
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Muskoka Lakes Township
Address & Map
Port Carling Fire Station, 1 Lee Valley Dr
Muskoka Lakes, ON
Canada P0B 1J0
Intersection Bailey St and Hwy 118 W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-765-3156 ; 1-877-847-1577, Forest fire rating
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-765-3288
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Ryan Murrell, Fire Chief; Phone: 705-646-5282
Alternate Contact Derrick Hammond, CAO; Phone: 705-765-3156; Email:
Mailing Address Port Carling Fire Station #6, 1 Lee Valley Dr 
Muskoka Lakes, ON 
Canada P0B 1J0

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