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Fire Services

 New Espanola Fire Hall officially opened June 1st, 2019


The Town of Espanola Fire Department proudly protects over 5,000 residents.  Their goal is to provide fire protection services through a range of programs designed to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants from the adverse effects of fire, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions.

The Espanola Fire Department is composed of 28 dedicated "Volunteer Firefighters" who take pride in protecting and serving the community they live and work in.                                                                                                        

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS ARE REQUIRED                                

Qualifications: Resident or property owner in the Town of Espanola,
minimum 18 years of age, Canadian citizen; available day, night and weekends.
 Must be dedicated and have the support of family. Application forms are
 available at the Municipal Office, the Fire Department or by
 scrolling down to the Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment page, open and click on the link.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Deadline is October 5th at 4:00 pm. Please submit applications at the
Municipal office or Fire Department.
The Town of Espanola is an equal opportunity employer committed to
building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all
individuals have access to the Town’s goods, services and facilities. If
contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you
require an accommodation.

The personal information submitted for employment is collected
under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and
will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for
your application, but advise that only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.

Mike Pichor, Fire Chief/CEMC
592 Second Ave.
Espanola, ON
P5E 1C4
T 705-869-3888
F 705-869-6000



The following are the main guidelines for fire pits:

  • The fire does not exceed 1 metre in diameter and 1 metre in height
  • The person tending the fire has tools and/or water adequate to contain the fire within the fire site
  • The fire shall be at least eight (8) metres from any combustible material and/or structures
  • A municipal fire ban or restricted fire zone is not in effect
  • It does not cause an adverse impact on other people or property
  • The fire is started not earlier than 7:00 pm and extinguished no later than 8:00 am the following day or earlier. 

For information regarding Open Air Burning, By-law No. 2493/12, refer to link found in Fire Prevention & Protection,  heading below.  

Current Fire Rating