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Georgina Fire and Rescue Services’ mission is to provide the utmost professional and competent service through our commitment to quality and excellence in the community for our citizens and visitors

We provide a range of services to residents and visitors in the Town of Georgina. These include fire suppression, medical aid response, motor vehicle accident response, hazardous material response, ice/water rescue response and fire prevention/public education.

We also provide public education, enforcement of the Ontario Fire Code and investigate causes of fires. Our services and mandate are outlined in our Establishing and Regulating By-Law.

Our department runs as a composite department with three fire stations that provide 24-7 protection to our residents.

Virtual Home Safe Home - chance to win 

You could win a pizza dinner by checking out our Virtual Home Safe Home program!  

Fire Prevention Week

"Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety" is this year's theme for Fire Prevention Week. Fire safety education isn't just for school children. Teenagers, adults and the elderly are also at risk in fires, making it essential for every member of the community to take some time to make sure they understand how to stay safe in case of a fire or emergency. Stay tuned for events happening during Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 3 to 9.

Stay fire safe while staying warm

Man fixing furnace with the words maintain heating equipment. have it cleaned and inspected annually

With the cold weather on the way it is important we start to think about heating our houses again. Heating equipment – furnaces, woodstoves, fireplaces, chimneys and vents can all be causes for a home fire if they are not property maintained. Here are some steps to ensure the heating appliances in your house will not be the cause of a fire or a carbon monoxide (CO) leak.

  • Ensure woodstoves, fireplaces and fireplace inserts are installed by a qualified technician according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Have your heating system, vents and chimneys inspected and cleaned annually by a qualified service technician.
  • Ensure all outside heating vents are not blocked. 
  • Burn dry, well-seasoned wood in fireplaces and woodstoves to reduce the risk of excessive creosote build-up in chimneys.
  • Allow ashes from your woodstove or fireplace to cool before emptying them into a metal container with a tight-fitting lid. Keep the container outside.
  • Always use a fire screen around the fireplace.
  • Install and test CO alarms outside all sleeping areas.
  • Install and test smoke alarms on every level of your home and outside sleeping areas.

Open-air Burn Permits - Applications available online

fire burning in a chiminea on a patio

Online permit applications for Agricultural and Open-air Burn Permits are now available.  

Fire and Emergency Services staff

  • 1 Fire Chief
  • 1 Deputy Fire Chief
  • 2 Administrative Assistant
  • 2 Public Educator/Fire Prevention Inspectors
  • 1 Fire Prevention Officer
  • 1 Training Officer
  • 40 Full-time Firefighters
  • 60 Volunteer Firefighters

Contact information

Headquarters/Main office 

Keswick Fire Hall (Station 1-4)
165 The Queensway S.outh
Keswick, ON, L4P 3S9
Phone:           905-476-2332
Fax:               905-476-7740

Sutton Fire Hall (Station 1-6)
37 Snooks Rd.
Sutton, ON

Pefferlaw Fire Hall (Station 1-8)
270 Pefferlaw Rd.
Pefferlaw, ON

Community partners

We also support our community partners in their efforts to ensure the health and welfare of our citizens are in good hands.

York Region Paramedic Service 
York Region Public Health
York Region Police (YRP) Services