We proudly serve a sub-urban community
of over 18,000 people.
The Fire Chief leads the Springwater Fire Department made up of 90 Volunteer Firefighters operating out of 4 Fire Stations. The Fire Chief also issues Fire Permits, conducts inspections to ensure compliance with the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, provides Fire Safety Training and oversees the Emergency Plan.
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Fire and Emergency Services - Key Contacts
Tony Van Dam:
Director of Fire & Emergency Services (ext. 2031)
Deputy Fire Chief (ext. 2048)
Fire Prevention Officer (ext. 2047)
Fire Training Officer (PT) (ext. 2057)
Emergency Services Assistant (ext. 2045)
The Township of Springwater Fire and Emergency Services mission is to prevent and/or reduce the incidents of fire within the Township, by increasing the awareness levels of our residents through an active public education program. The Springwater Fire and Emergency Services must ensure compliance with the Ontario Fire Code and Municipal By-laws.
Fire Hall Locations
The following are the four fire halls located within the Township of Springwater:
Station # 2: 1453 Snow Valley Road, Midhurst, ON L0L 1X1
Station 2 has 20 FireFighters and 5 Officers.
Station # 3: 2303 Ronald Road, Minesing, ON L0L 1Y0
Station 3 is the main location for training and public events.
Station 3 has 16 FireFighters and 4 Officers.
Station # 4: 1 Albert Street East, Hillsdale, ON L0L 1V0
Station 4 has 16 FireFighters and 4 Officers.
Station # 5: 7 Patterson Street, Elmvale, ON L0L 1P0
The oldest station serving Elmvale for over 75 years.
Station 5 has 20 FireFighters and 5 Officers.
Please note all mail for the above fire halls is forwarded to the Township office located at:
Township of Springwater Administration Centre
2231 Nursery Road
Master Fire Plan
Shuttle Tanker Certificate