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Burn Permit Conditions
Restricted Fire Zone has been lifted
Effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday May 30, 2020, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is lifting the Restricted Fire Zone (RFZ) in the Northwest Region
All burning permits that have been issued in the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge will be re-instated effective 12:01 Saturday May 30, 2020. Our online burn permit system will be re-activated and local issuing locations (Lulu's Variety, Rosslyn Service, Valley Foods, Wilewoode Variety and Lulus Variety & Deli) will once again start issuing burning permits. All burning permits issued prior to the RFZ are still valid.
As a reminder, there is NOT DAY TIME BURING ALLOWED during the fire season, and you must follow the conditions outlined on the permit. If it is windy please don't burn!
For all emergencies please dial 9-1-1 first!
The Oliver Paipoonge Fire and Emergency Services is committed to providing quality service in a safe, yet fast efficient way to all people in the municipality as well as mutal aid to surrounding municipalities/townships of Conmee, O'Connor, Gillies, Neebing, Shuniah and unincorporated areas of Kaministiquia, Gorham and Ware, Lappe, and Shebandowan.
If you require the services of the Oliver Paipoonge Fire and Emergency Services for an emergency, dial 9-1-1, and provide the operator with your fire number (blue sign at the end of your driveway) along with your street name, your name and the type of emergency. If it is not an emergency, contact the Fire Chief at the number above.
There are 6 fire halls in the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge with approximately 50 members/volunteers. Every fire hall is equipped to safely and efficiently manage an emergency from the fire hall in your neighbourhood. There are six (6) fire halls in Oliver Paipoonge which are located in Murillo, Kakabeka, Stanley, Intola, Rosslyn and Slate River.
These volunteers respond to many calls including fire calls, motor vehicle accidents, traumas, medical related calls, and to mutal aid calls to surrounding municipalities. The volunteers currently protect the 5900 residents of Oliver Paipoonge and approximately 2059 dwellings (information © Statistics Canada 2001)
3250 HWY 130
Rosslyn, ON P7K 0B1
T: 935-2613 Ext. 240
Become a Volunteer
Any person interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter or emergency first responder must be a resident of Oliver Paipoonge. Please fill out the application form and bring it to the Fire Chief at the municipal office or mail to:
Sean Horan, Fire Chief
Oliver Paipoonge Fire and Emergency Services
3250 Hwy 130
Rosslyn ON P7K 0B1
(807) 935- 2613 Ext. 240
Safety Tips & Links
Your safety is our interest. Please reveiw the following articles & links so you will be as prepared as possible in the case of an emergency.