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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Open Air Burning Permit is required for brush piles, fire pits, outdoor fireplaces and chimneys, camp fires, incinerators and any other open air burning  
  • Open Air Burning restrictions are in effect April 1st to October 31st - No daytime burning between the hours of 8 am-5 pm
Ambulance services are provided by Superior North EMS, but firefighters may act as first responders
Description (Service)
  • Operates a full service volunteer fire department  
  • Responsible for fire prevention and administration of the Ontario Fire Code  
  • Issues applicable burn permits required for brush piles, incinerators and all open fires, excluding campfires in a controlled campground 
  • Provides fire safety and prevention education
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Shuniah
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Information and application for burn permits can be found on the website
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-983-2021
Toll Free Phone 1-855-683-4545
Crisis Phone 9-1-1 
OPP: 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-983-2943
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Blair Arthur, Fire Chief and Community Emergency Management Coordinator; Email:
Located In Community Shuniah
Address 1700 Lakeshore Dr
Shuniah, ON P7A 0T1
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Intersection Lakeshore Dr and Coral Bay Dr
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town