Fire Chief Dan Marshall

(705) 636-5311

Outdoor Burning Information

NEW!   Fire permits are no longer required for recreational fires (Campfires)  NEW!

For more information of the 2017 changes, please click here.

By-law 2017-13 sets out all the new requirements.

Approval must still be granted by the Chief Fire Official or designate for any fire exceeding 2 ft. x 2 ft. in size.  For questions or information related to Open Air Burning in the Township of Perry, please call 636-5311 or 636-5941.

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.

Volunteers Needed!

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 click the following link!

Volunteer Fire Fighter Application

FPO Graham Stetler

(705) 783-4328

DIAL 911
for Police, Fire or
Medical Emergency

Important tips to keep you, your family and your home safe during the winter. If you have any questions regarding fire safety, please contact your local fire department. Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, change batteries immediately if needed. For more information check out our section on smoke alarm maintenance and carbon monoxide detector maintenance.
Click here for more information.

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:

Parade of Heroes

The parade was held in South River on Friday September 11th, 2015 to honor not only those who have lost their lives on 9/11 but all those that have been or are part of the Emergency Services we all depend on.

Township of Perry was one of seven fire departments that that took part in the parade resulting in an amazing turnout with approximately 13 vehicles.


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