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Fire Services

Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services is comprised of 5 divisions including: Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire Prevention and Public Education, Support Services, and Community Emergency Management.

Response capabilities include the following:
  • Structural and wild land fires
  • Ice/water rescue
  • Confined space rescue
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Hazardous materials responses
  • Tiered emergency medical response
  • Fire prevention and public education
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Ontario Fire Code enforcement
  • Investigation for origin and cause of all fires
  • Maintenance of Fire Service's apparatus and equipment
Resources are deployed from 5 strategically located Response Centres to provide the community with optimum response times.
In 2002 Fire Services became an integrated operation, providing Emergency Medical Services to the public, under the authority of the City.
Our service is committed to the preservation of life, property and the environment, in a responsible and caring manner for the citizens of our community and the surrounding district.
Peter Johnson
Fire Chief
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705-949-3333 (24 hours)

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For emergencies call 9-1-1



72 Tancred Street
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 2W1

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