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Wellington North Fire Services

Wellington North Fire Services acts as an effective team to proactively protect and enhance the Township’s livability by serving and educating our community, preventing harm and responding to emergencies.
We are a volunteer fire service comprised of 1 full-time Director of Fire Services, 2 full-time Deputy Chiefs, 2 volunteer District Chiefs and approximately 50 volunteer firefighters.

Our Stations

Non-Emergency Phone Number: 519-323-1441

Station 120 - Mount Forest

381 Main St. N, Mount Forest

Exterior of Mount Forest Fire Station

Station 90 - Arthur

103 Smith St., Arthur

Exterior of Arthur Area Fire Station

Burn Permits

As general information, there is a By-Law for open air burning in place in the Township of Wellington North. Please review the Burn By-Law (PDF) and  submit an online application.  Office hours are 8:30am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. Online applications can take up to 2 business days to process. (Note: We do no issue burn permits within urban areas. Please refer to Section 5.2 and Section 6 of the Burn By-Law (PDF). You do not require a burn permit for a backyard campfire.)

We are recruiting for JULY 2024

Are you interested in volunteering with us? We are hiring for both stations. Apply by May 31, 2024. Please send your resume and cover letter by email to:

Volunteer Fire

Other Inquiries

For any other inquiries, questions about fire safety or firefighter community outreach initiatives please email Callise Loos, Deputy Fire Chief at