Recommended Links from the Cornwall & District Fire Department
Fire Related Services
Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association
The Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association is a national organization created to benefit the community by maintaining and strengthening Canadian volunteer fire services through the provision of education and training, administration and organizational standards for volunteer fire fighter units.
Fire Service Association of NS
The FSANS Standards Committee is actively working on developing policies for minimum standards for the Nova Scotia Fire Service.
Canada Safety Council
The Canada Safety Council is an independent, knowledge-based, charitable organization dedicated to the cause of safety. We provide national leadership in safety through information, education and collaboration. We are Canada's voice and resource for safety.
Is Your Home Fire Smart
Every year many families lose their homes and possessions to the ravages of wildfire. Just 10 m of defensible space may save your Home!
Please visit the site below for ways to ensure your house if fire smart:
For further information on keeping your home safe from wildfires, please click here .
Heating equipment and venting systems should be cleaned and inspected every year by a qualified person. This is important even if you haven’t even used your appliance since the venting system was last cleaned and inspected. For more on this story, please click here
Safe Disposal of Ashes
Most wood burning appliances do not burn wood completely small pieces of embers and charcoal are left, and, unless disposed of properly, pose a significant fire hazard. Ashes should be stored in a covered metal container placed outside and away from your home and any other combustibles. The only time ashes are safe is when they are completely extinguished. For more on this story, please click here
Fire Prevention Canada
Incorporated in 1976 as a registered charity, Fire Prevention Canada is a non-profit organization. Our primary mission is to increase awareness of fire prevention nationally, through educating the public directly. Fire Prevention Canada is privileged to have His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada as its Patron.
Nova Scotia Burning Restrictions
Burn safe! Please respect when domestic brush burning is allowed, allowed with restrictions, or not allowed at all. The map is updated daily and is easy to read.
For the safe burning map in our county please visit:
March 15 October 15 campfires are not allowed between 8:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
For more information on Campfire Safety please visit:
Winter Brush Burning
Winter Burning may take place from October 15 March 15. Please check with your local Fire Department before burning; some municipalities require a burning permit year round.
For further information on Winter Brush Burning, please: click here
Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
The Department of Health and Wellness supports programs and services that protect and promote health, and treat illness for Nova Scotians and their families.
Please visit the Department of Health and Wellness links below for more information:
Nova Scotians Reminded to be Tick-aware
Nova Scotians are encouraged to enjoy the outdoors safely by learning to avoid the blacklegged tick bites that can cause Lyme disease.
Please visit the site below for more information:
Techspertise Web Solutions Nova Scotia
The fire department's website gurus. The best Nova Scotia website design and development firm on the South Shore, with a score of services to help you market your business on the Web. Websites that work!
Fire Fighters' Museum of Nova Scotia
Visit the Fire Fighters' Museum in Yarmouth to discover the history of fire fighting in this province.
Lorne Street Fire Company of Lunenburg
If you're interested in fire service items from around the world, you'll want to stop by this museum. For a guided tour of the Lorne Street Museum, call 902.298.4161, or drop in if its open when you drive by.
"Fire Fighters of Lunenburg County" The Book
The book launch of "Fire Fighters of Lunenburg County" on September 20, 2014 was a great success with a full house in attendance.
Support Your Local Fire Department and Purchase The Book
The Cornwall & District Fire Department has copies of the book for sale. Proceeds go directly to the fire department where the book is purchased, so please purchase it from CDFD.
Please contact Steve Patterson to make arrangements for you to purchase this fantastic history of fire fighting in your community. One of our very own members is featured.
ONLY $20.00 per copy.
Contact Steve Patterson
(902) 624-9373 Fire Station
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