Fire Prevention

Ingersoll Fire & Emergency Services conduct regular fire safety inspections on all types of occupancies as defined by the Ontario Building Code. These inspections are carried out under the Fire Code which is a regulation made under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997. The current 2007 Fire Code (O.Reg. 213/07) came into force on November 21, 2007.

 

The Fire Code is a set of minimum requirements respecting fire safety within and around existing buildings and facilities. The owner is responsible for complying with the Fire Code, except where otherwise specified. The municipal fire department enforces the Fire Code.

 

The publication 2007 Fire Code Compendium, which includes the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, the 2007 Fire Code, Appendices and the Fire Code Supplement FCS-1, is available for purchase from Service Ontario online at www.publications.serviceontario.ca or by phone at 1-800-668-9938.

Public Education

Ingersoll Fire & Emergency Services actively takes part in public education activities. We visit local schools and promote the Risk Watch programs, Learn Not To Burn and Older And Wiser for our Senior Citizens. The Arson Prevention Program for Children (TAPP-C) is a program for children and adolescences who have played with fire or have intentionally set fires. We also provide fire extinguisher training to various industrial and commercial businesses as well as any other interested organization. If you have any questions please call 519-485-3910 between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.