|Address||133 Cedar St South, Timmins, ON P4N 2G9|
|Staffing||Career and volunteer|
|Fire chief||Berny Stansa|
|Facilities and equipment|
The Timmins Fire Department provides fire protection, technical rescue services, hazardous materials response, and first responder emergency medical assistance to the city of Timmins, Ontario.
The Timmins Fire Department is headed by the Fire Chief who is assisted by the Deputy Chief. The department consists of 28 full-time firefighters. The jurisdiction of the Department is covered by seven wards consisting of volunteer firefighters.
The Department was established in 1911, after a devastating fire which destroyed the community of South Porcupine. The fire destroyed over 2,200 square kilometres (850 sq mi) of land, 73 people were killed and there was $3 million worth of property damage. Locals gathered inside of a box car owned by the Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Railway. The Town of Timmins was incorporated the next year.
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