O'Connor Township

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Phone: 807-476-1451
Email: twpoconn@tbaytel.net

Fire Department

The Township of O’Connor is always seeking capable men and women to volunteer as firefighters and first response members, as well as members for our fire department auxiliary.  Our community needs volunteers to ensure that in the event of an emergency, our residents will be taken care of as fast as possible.  See details below.

As a volunteer firefighter, you would be expected to;

  • Meet twice a month for training and equipment checks,
  • Inspect and maintain firetrucks and equipment,
  • Drive firetrucks and emergency vehicles (with a DZ licence),
  • Respond to fires and MVA’s (Motor Vehicle Accident),
  • Assist people in distress,
  • Operate fire fighting equipment to extinguish fires.

As a volunteer first responder, you would be expected to;

  • Meet twice a month for training and equipment checks,
  • Inspect and maintain emergency medical services vehicles and equipment,
  • Drive emergency medical services vehicles (with a DZ licence),
  • Respond to emergency medical calls and MVA’s,
  • Perform CPR and first aid as needed,

As a volunteer firefighter or first responder, you will;

  • NOT be expected to have specific training in order to apply – Training IS provided,
  • NOT be expected to enter a burning building or put yourself in harms way,
  • NOT be expected to be a resident of O’Connor.

As a member of the Fire Department Auxiliary, you would be expected to;

  • Help support and raise funds for the O’Connor Volunteer Fire Department,
  • Meet once a month for meetings

There is NO age limit and NO medical required.

Men or  women interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter or first responder with the Township of O’Connor Fire Department must complete an application form.  Click here for a Volunteer Application form.  Forms are also available at the Township of O’Connor Office at 330 Highway 595 during regular office hours.  Please call Henry Mattas at 473-9511 for any questions regarding volunteer firefighting.