Mattawa Fire Department visits full time RV families at Sid Turcotte Park Camping and Cottage Resort

A mid-September 2017 weekend brought a number of full time RV families from the US to Sid Turcotte Park Camping and Cottage Resort for a Canadian rally (EH!). A number of organized activities were included in the weekend for the participating families. The Mattawa Fire Department was invited to speak to the attendees at a fire safety seminar. Sparky happened to be in town and was able to visit with the kids while they inspected a few fire vehicles.


OFM Public Education – September 2017


Fire Prevention Week – October 8 – 14, 2017!
 
Theme: Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!

 

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week – November 1 – 7, 2017!

 


What’s the risk in September?
2006-2015 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management:

  • 7% of annual loss fires occur in September
  • Average of 32 injuries
  • Average of 3 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources include electrical distribution equipment, cooking, and cigarettes.

Fire Safety
Primary fire safety concerns for September include cooking, smoking, electrical fires, and farm fires.

Cooking Safety
Smoking Fire Safety
Electrical Fire Safety
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Information about Reducing the Risk of Fire on Your Farm
Additional information about farm fire safety


Detection

Fire Safety Equipment


Escape

Plan Your Escape

OFM Public Education – August 2017


What’s the risk in August?
2006-2015 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management:

  • 8% of annual loss fires occur in August
  • Average of 34 injuries
  • Average of 5 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources include electrical distribution equipment, cooking equipment, and cigarettes.

Fire Safety
Primary fire safety concerns for August include barbecues, smoking, cottage fires, and electrical fires.


Barbecue Safety
TSSA Tips for the Safe Use of Barbecues…


Smoking Safety
Smoking Fire Safety Info Sheet…


Cottage Safety
Cottage Fire Safety Tips…


Fireworks Safety
Fireworks Safety Tips…


Summer Fire Safety Tips
TSSA Top Tips for a Safer Summer
TSSA Summer Smart Handbook
TSSA Fuel Safety in Recreational Activities


Safe Student Accommodations
College and university students will soon be heading to school and living on their own – in many cases for the first time. Knowfire.ca has resources and information about fire safety for college and university students.
Safe Student Accommodations Info Sheet…


Detection
Smoke Alarm Info Sheet
Smoke Alarm Information
Smoke Alarms in RVs, Trailers and Campers
Carbon Monoxide Information
CO Alarms in RVs, Trailers and Campers


Escape
Escape Planning Info Sheet
Home Fire Escape Planning Tips
Plan Your Escape Info Card
High-rise fire safety


OFM Public Education – July 2017


What’s the risk in July?
2006-2015 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management:

  • 8% of annual loss fires occur in July
  • Average of 27 injuries
  • Average of 4 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources include electrical distribution equipment, cooking equipment, and cigarettes.

Fire Safety
Primary fire safety concerns for July include barbecues, cottage fires, and forest fires.


Barbecue Safety
TSSA Tips for the Safe Use of Barbecues…


Smoking Safety
Smoking Fire Safety Info Sheet…


Cottage Safety
Cottage Fire Safety Tips…


Forest Fires
People having outdoor fires must follow strict guidelines under the Forest Fires Prevention Act of Ontario to ensure that their fires are properly managed.

Forest Fires Safety Information…

For more information about current forest fire danger and forest fire activity across the province visit Forest Fires.


Fireworks Safety
Fireworks Safety Tips…


Summer Fire Safety Tips
TSSA Top Tips for a Safer Summer
TSSA Summer Smart Handbook


Detection
Smoke Alarm Info Sheet
Smoke Alarm Information
Carbon Monoxide Information


Escape
Escape Planning Info Sheet
Home Fire Escape Planning Tips
Plan Your Escape Info Card