Fire & Emergency Services

Fire Department

The Township of Lake of the Woods has a fire station located in Bergland. The station with response from Dawson South Fire Station serve Lake of the Woods Township. The fire department is looking for more volunteers.


Fire Permits on line no fee however $10.00 if issued manually


Level of Service

The Lake of the Woods Fire Department is only able to offer exterior fire fighting services at this time. The Department does not do interior rescues or water rescues.
Remember: in case of a fire call: 911


Fire permits are now available online. No fee is charged however for manual permits issued by a permit issuer a fee of $10.00 is charged.
website for the fire permits is

Emergency Management Plan

The municipality has recently updated its emergency plan. Public may view the
plan in the municipal office during normal office hours. Emergency management
pamphlets are also available.

In case of an emergency call: 911

There is a link to Fort Frances Community Emergency Management at

Lake of the Woods Emergency Plan (LOW EMERGENCY PLAN ).

West Rainy River District Fire Services E & R By-law

LOW open air burning & fire permit by-law