Fire Department



Burning Permits - Please call Fire Department Office

at 1-905-349-2542

By-Law No. 113-2016 - Open Air Burning - HERE

Open Air Burning Application - HERE  

Accessibility & Special
Needs During an Emergency

Tanker Shuttle Accreditation

Upcoming Events

Carbon Monoxide

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The Township of Alnwick/Haldimand has three district area Volunteer Fire Stations to provide fire protection services to the residents and visitors of the municipality.  The Stations are located in Grafton, Centreton and Roseneath.

The Alnwick/Haldimand Fire Rescue also provide Fire Protection Services to Alderville First Nation under the provisions of a mutually signed Agreement between the Band Council of Alderville First Nation and the Council of the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand.

Mutual Aid Services are also provided by the Volunteer Fire Departments when required.  Mutual Aid Services permits Alnwick/Haldimand Fire Rescue to provide assistance to or to obtain assistance from another participating municipality.


  • Mark Diminie, Fire Chief
  • Office - 905-349-2542
  • Allan Sheppard
  • Deputy Fire Chief
  • Robert Gourd
  • Deputy Fire Chief
  • Rick Nelson
  • District Chief, Station #1 (Grafton)
  • Eldon Taylor
  • District Chief, Station #3 (Roseneath)
  • Tanis Zwegers
  • Fire Prevention


Mailing Address:

Alnwick/Haldimand Fire Rescue
PO Box 176,
2267 County Road 23, Grafton, ON  K0K 2G0


Municipal Fire Office Hours:

Winter Hours:
Monday to Thursday 7:00 AM  to  3:15 PM

Summer Hours:
Monday to Thursday 7:00 AM  to  4:15 PM

Please Note:  Winter Hours Are Now In Effect.


Individual Station Contact Information:

Station #1
434 Edwardson Road,
Grafton, ON  K0K 2G0
Tel:   905-349-3496       Fax:  905-349-3434

Station #2
2267 County Road #23
Grafton, ON  K0K 2G0
Tel:    905-349-2542       Fax:   905-349-3840

Station #3
9059 County Road #45
Roseneath, ON  K0K 2X0
Tel:    905-352-3468       Fax:   905-352-1089


Fire Danger Meter

Burning Permit Required Warning Sign

Wood pile burning in a controlled fashion

Burning Permits


Any person setting an open-air fire in the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand shall be responsible for any damage to property or injury to persons occasioned by the said open air fire, and; be liable for all costs incurred by the Fire Department of the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand, including the costs of all personnel, equipment and apparatus responding to extinguish the said open-air fire.

In addition to the costs above, a fine will be levied to the person responsible up to $5,000.00 under the Provincial Offenses Act, (Ontario).

Any person who is planning a controlled fire must have a current burn permit as required by By-Law #113-2016.


 Open Air Burning By-Law #113-2016
For a copy of by-law, please click HERE


If you're not able to attend the Fire Administration Office to purchase your annual burn permit, please print off the above burn permit application, complete, attach payment and mail to 2267 County Road 23, PO Box 176, Grafton, ON K0K 2G0.  Once application and payment has been received, a burn permit will be issued and mailed to you. 

Before you begin each burn, you are required to call the toll free number located on the burn permit to activate your permit.  This is an automated system and you will be required to enter your personal permit number using your telephone key pad.  Once you are finished your burn, please call the toll free number to de-activate your permit. 

Each activation will last a total of 5 hours.  If you burn longer than the 5 hours, please call back to re-activate your permit.


Accessibility & Special Needs
During an Emergency


The Alnwick/Haldimand Fire Rescue maintains a confidential list of people who have special accessibility needs.  During an emergency, responders can access the list to determine if they need to take actions to assist those people.

Citizens in need of this service are encouraged to obtain a form and register with the municipality.  Forms are available here.


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Municipal Office, 10836 Cty. Rd. 2, PO Box 70 Grafton ON K0K 2G0 Tele: 905-349-2822 Fax: 905-349-3259

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