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Fire & Emergency Information

Fire Services
Please be aware that the Township of The Archipelago DOES NOT provide for the delivery of fire protection services.
The Township undertakes fire prevention and public education, ensuring that all citizens are aware and informed. Please review the Township's Fire Prevention and Safety Program.

Emergency Preparedness
Below are some resources for developing your emergency kit and plan.

Police Services are delivered by the Ontario Provincial Police - West Parry Sound Detachment. Visit the Ontario Provincial Police website for new, information on programs, and safety tips.

NON-EMERGENCY: 1 (888) 310-1122
TO REPORT ONLINE or for more information:

Emergency Medical Services
The Parry Sound Ambulance Service (through the West Parry Sound Health Centre) is the sole provider of ambulance service in the Parry Sound District and is responsible for providing primary and advanced medical care to ill and injured persons to, from and between medical treatment facilities.

Private Road Maintenance & Emergency Services
Please note: If you are using your property during the winter months it is your responsibility to maintain your private road to allow access for emergency services. The Archipelago will NOT maintain a private road in an emergency. It will be the property owner's responsibility to hire a private contractor to clear a road should there be an emergency.
The Township has installed "Private Road” signage at the entrance to all private roads to make EMS and visitors aware that the road is not municipally maintained.

Public Works After Hours Emergency Line 1-800-460-5736.
Please call the above number to report the following concerns after hours.  Your concerns will be forwarded to Township staff for response.

  •     trees or any other obstruction blocking Township roadways
  •     missing stop signs
  •     road washouts
  •     flooded roads
  •     large potholes on roadways
  •     icy roads or intersections