Fire and Emergency Services
We proudly serve a community of more than 13,100 people.
South Stormont Fire Protection Services covers an area of 447.5 square kilometers containing some 5,275 structures.
The Township is proud of the approximately 96 volunteer firefighters who are highly trained and led by our Fire Chief. Emphasis is placed on training to ensure that the community continues to receive the high level of service it has come to expect.
South Stormont Fire and Rescue is comprised of four volunteer fire stations, Long Sault, Ingleside, Newington and St. Andrews West.
Each station houses one pumper, one heavy rescue unit and one tanker truck with the required emergency equipment. The department delivers the following services:
- Fire suppression and property conservation;
- Fire prevention public education;
- Ontario Fire Code fire inspections and enforcement;
- First response with defibrillator;
- Ambulance assistance;
- Auto Extraction (heavy hydraulics);
- Hazardous Material Response (Awareness Level 1); and
- Shore base water rescue.
Through Mutual Aid, the department also provides assistance to neighbouring fire departments when required.
To advise us of a fire safety concern or any other fire related matter, please contact the Fire Chief at 613-534-8889 ext.250.
Please remember, DIAL 9-1-1 for a FIRE – POLICE – AMBULANCE EMERGENCY.
New Fire Hall in St. Andrews West
Construction of the new Fire Hall at 5205 Highway 138, St. Andrews West is complete!
We are very proud of this state of the art facility which was completed on time and on budget!