Outdoor Burning Information

No Daytime Burning from April 1, 2019 to October 31,2019

Fire Permits are not required.

Please see  By-law 2017-13 for all of the rules and regulations

Any recreational fire exceeding 2 ft x 2 ft in size or Any non-recreational (bonfire) fire exceeding 2 metres (6.5 ft) x 2 metres (6.5 ft) must be approved by the Fire Chief or their designate. For questions or information related to Open Air Burning in the Township of Perry, please call 636-5311.

Household garbage, plastic, tar, rubber, styrofoam, treated materials, and construction materials may not be burned. This provision will be strictly enforced. Please be considerate of your neighbours.

Fire Rating Information Sheet




Fire Prevention Officer – Graham Stetler

(705) 783-4328

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteer Fire Fighter Application


Junior Fire Fighter’s Program – If you are 15 years of age or older and are interested in becoming a part of an exciting adventure, you can now join the Perry Township Perry Fire Department.  To Learn how, please see the link below.

Junior Firefighters Information and Application

Under the Ontario Fire Code, every home in Ontario is required to have working smoke alarms on every level and outside all sleeping areas. SMOKE ALARMS SAVE LIVES. Plan your escape. Create an escape plan and practice it with everyone in your home.

Thank you for your cooperation !

Tanker Accreditation Certificate

The Township of Perry is pleased to provide the Fire Department Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation certificate.  For more information on the approval of this accreditation, please visit the Fire Protection Survey Services website at:  www.fpss.ca.

Community Fire Safety Information

A Resource for Caregivers of People with Alzheimer Disease or Related Dementia – Alzheimer Fire Safety Fact Sheet

Beat the Silent Killer Carbon Monoxide Prevention Common sources of Carbon Monoxide in your Home

Home Fire Escape Plan  – Your Plan Starts Today

Cannabis Fire Safety – Responsibility Grows Here

BBQ Safety – Grilled to Perfection Every Time!

Potted Plants – Keep your Butt Out of Here

Planning an event with Tents – Tent Requirements (Building)

Temporary Tent Requirements and Approval Form (Fire Department)

Fire Safety Plan for Tents (Fire Department)

Parade of Heroes

Photo of fire trucks in parade in South River for the parade of heroes