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Madawaska Valley

Emergency Management


The Municipality has 2 fire halls. 1 located in Combermere and one in Barry's Bay. Fires are responded to by volunteer firefighters.

Madawaska Valley North Fire Hall    Google Map

Address: 17 Billings Street. Barry's Bay, Ontario

Madawaska Valley South Fire Hall    Google Map

Address: 1095 Farmer Road, Combermere, Ontario

In case of a dangerous situation occurring after hours:

The Municipality has over 270 km. of roads. Problems with roads should be reported promptly to the Hilary Kutchkoskie, Operations Manager

 at 613-633-6164 (cell).

Contact Information:
Chief Fire Official
613-756-2747, ext. 216 for inquiries
Emergencies call 911

Burning Permits
Burning is permitted during the hours from 2 hours before sunset to 2 hours after sunrise.A permit is required for all burning - Fee: $10.00 - Available at the Township office. Fire permits are required from April 1 to October 31.


Emergency Plan
  • Township of Madawaska Valley Emergency Plan -By-law 2008-01
  • COMMITTEES Working Towards a Safer Community
  • Link to Bonnechere Valley Township
  • Link to Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Twp
  • Link to Killaloe,Hagarty, Richards Township
  • Link to North Algona Wilberforce Twp
  • Link to South Algonquin Township

Notices and Fact Sheets
  • MUNICIPAL BULLETIN-Potential for Flooding during spring high water period
  • Summer Severe Weather Warnings
  • Tips for dealing with High Winds and Severe Windstorms
  • Children and Emergencies
  • Seniors and Emergencies
  • Emergency Survival Kit
  • Pets and Emergencies

Public Awareness & Education
  • Weather updates -Driving conditions-MTO
  • Ministry of the Environment of Canada
  • County of Renfrew Emergency Services Department
  • Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities / Special Needs
  • Emergency Management Ontario
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Salvation Army

Power Outages
  • Contact Numbers-Power Outages and Weather Watches

Local Organizations
  • Renfrew County Victim Crisis and Assistance Referral Services
  • Renfrew County District Health Unit
  • St.Francis Memorial Hospital

  • Weather Renfrew -Pembroke-Barry's Bay
  • Air Quality Monitoring

Pandemic Planning
  • Business Pandemic Preparedness Checklist-(Industrial Accident Prevention Association)
  • Public Health Ontario Pandemic Planning & Information
  • County of Renfrew District Health Unit Influenza Planning
  • WSIB-Pandemic Planning Information for Workplaces

Emergency Management Documents