Fire and Emergency Services

The Township of Huron-Kinloss provides emergency services, supported by the Lucknow and District Fire Department, the Ripley-Huron Fire Department, Kincardine Fire and Emergency Services, South Bruce OPP and Bruce County Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

The fire departments that provide fire protection services to our communities do so with a focus on the Office of the Fire Marshal's three lines of defence: Public education and prevention, Fire safety standards and code enforcement and emergency response.

In case of an emergency, call 911.

Non-emergency, call 519-395-3735

Chris Cleave: Fire Chief/CEMC

Peter Steer: Lucknow District Fire Chief

  • Telephone:  519-528-2709

In this section you will find more information about:

Lucknow and District Fire Department

The Lucknow Fire Department is jointly operated by the Township of Huron Kinloss and the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh. Fire Protection Services from this department are provided by 24 firefighters, serving areas of Lucknow, Whitechurch, the former Kinloss Township and parts of the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh and areas in between.

Ripley-Huron Fire Department

Fire Protection Services from the Ripley-Huron Fire Department are provided by 26 firefighters, serving the areas of Ripley, the Lakeshore Communities and the former Huron Township and a small portion of the Municipality of Kincardine under an Automatic Aid agreement.

Kincardine Fire and Emergency Services

Under an Automatic Aid Agreement with the Township of Huron-Kinloss; the Kincardine Fire and Emergency Services provides fire protection services to defined areas south of Saratoga Road, North of Concession Road 8 and West of Highway 21 as well as some select rural properties located in proximity to this area of the Township.


If you have questions about which fire department covers your property, please contact the Township of Huron-Kinloss municipal office.