Ontario. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Forest Fire Management

Site: Haliburton - Fire Management Headquarters

Service: Forest Fire Management

Description (Service) The fire management program aims to do the following: 
  • Prevent loss of human life and injury 
  • Prevent and mitigate losses alongside economic and social disruption 
  • Promote understanding of the ecological role of fire 
  • Use fire to benefit resource management 
  • Manage vegetation and condition of their properties to help protect public safety and reduce losses 
  • Respond as quickly as possible to fires posing an immediate threat to high values, such as communities and infrastructure 
  • Manage fires to limit negative impacts and costs when values are not threatened or when the environment could benefit
Online Forest Fire Information 
  • Provides information online about the current forest fire danger, forest fire activity and fire restrictions across the province 
  • Offers an interactive map visually showing active fires, current fire dangers and restricted fire zones 
  • Maintains information on travel restrictions due to fire 
  • Provides information online regarding safe burning and building a safe camp fire
Service Details
Public Comments Forest Fire Reporting Line: 310-3473 (310-FIRE) 
Northeast Region Fire Information: 1-888-220-7242 
Information regarding current forest fire dangers, forest fire activity and fire restrictions across the province: https://www.ontario.ca/page/forest-fires
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Algonquin Highlands ; Haliburton County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Algonquin Highlands
Address & Map
1204 Stanhope Airport Rd
Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1
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Intersection Stanhope Airport Rd and North Shore Rd
Physical Access Unknown
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-754-1902 ; Forest Fire Reporting Line 310-3473 (310-FIRE)
Toll Free Phone Northeast Region Fire Information 1-888-220-7242
Fax 705-754-3297
Website www.ontario.ca/ministry-natural-resources-and-forestry

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