Ontario. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Northern Ontario

Site: Thunder Bay - Arthur St W

Service: Fire Management Headquarters - West Fire Region

Description & Services
Public Comments You should report any illegal activity against Ontario’s fish and wildlife, species at risk, shore lands, forests, provincial parks and conservation reserves, petroleum, aggregate resources and public lands. Call the MNRF TIPS line toll-free at 1-877-847-7667
Description (Service)
  • Coordinates forest fire detection, monitoring, suppression and public information and education services 
  • Leads emergency management planning and response for natural hazards such as forest fires, floods, erosion, dam failures, unstable soils and bedrock, droughts and oil and gas emergencies
Other services include: 
  • Personnel and resources necessary for managing forest fires 
  • Fire prevention and detection 
  • Policy development and strategies 
  • Aviation administration 
  • Flight and maintenance crews and equipment to support forest fire management 
  • Specialized aviation services, including non-scheduled air transport for all government ministries and agencies 
  • Co-ordination of emergency response planning
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-476-2200
Fax 807-476-2312
Website www.ontario.ca/ministry-natural-resources-and-forestry
Primary Contact Garry Harland, Fire Management Supervisor; Phone: 807-476-2230; Email: garry.harland@ontario.ca
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1580 Arthur St W
Thunder Bay, ON P7K 1A6
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Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry