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Fire Department

Government Fire Department

About the Manitouwadge Fire Department

The Manitouwadge Fire Department operates from one Fire Hall, which is adjoined to the Municipal Office located in the middle of town at 1 Mississauga Drive.  Staffing is provided by a full time Fire Chief and twenty-one paid on-coll (Volunteer) Fire Fighters and a part-time Administrative Assistant.

Service is provided with two triple combination pumpers, and a rescue truck.  For off road and trail emergencies, there is a snowmobile and ranger (side by side).  The Manitouwadge Fire Department provides fire suppression, vehicle extrication, wildland firefighting, rescue, medical assistance, ice and water rescue; as well as Fire Code and Fire Prevention Inspections, and Fire and Life Safety Education to the community.  Service is provided throughout the Township and through mutual aid to surrounding municipalities.

The Fire Department seeks to interact with the public and welcomes your inquiries regarding Fire and Life Safety and other related requests for information.


Don Kruger
Fire Chief
T: (807) 826-3227 ext: 245
F: (807) 826-4592


Tiffany Lidster

Public Educator

T: (807) 826-3227 ext: 239



Melissa Biggin
Administrative Assistant
T: (807) 826-3227 ext: 243


Manitouwadge Fire Department

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