Phelps Volunteer Fire Brigade - Phelps Township
Phelps Volunteer Fire Brigade in Redbridge Ontario
is a volunteer organization that is set up as an independent
corporation. Governance of the Brigade is managed
by a publicly elected Executive Board of Directors.
The Board operates with both the Fire Chief and Deputy
Chief in setting forward an operations budget. This
budget in conjunction with the Local Service Board
is presented for public approval on a yearly basis
at an annual township meeting.
A firefighter team organized by the Fire Chief serves
Phelps Township for both fire protection and fire
prevention services. Fire calls, medical calls and
motor vehicle accident calls are responded to by the
Phelps Volunteer Fire Brigade.
The fire brigade team operates under both contracts
and agreements with obligations to the Local Service
Board, Ontario Fire Marshall Office, North Bay Ambulance
Service, Ministry of Transportation, Ontario Provincial
Police and the City of North Bay.
BURNING RESTRICTIONS - April 1st to Oct. 31st - Burn
Only Between 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM
1. - The pile can only be 6 feet (2 meters) high by
6 feet wide (2 meters) in diameter
2. - The burn site must be at least 6 feet or 2 meters
away from flammable materials or buildings
3. - You must have tools or water at the burn site
4. - Only brush, wood, leafs or wood by products can
be burnt. ( NO garbage or plastics)
5. Burn only one pile at a time.
are Ontario Provincial Laws under the Forest Fire
Prevention Act and will be enforced under the MNR.