Middlesex Centre Fire Services consists of five fire stations staffed by professionally trained, paid-on-call firefighters with full-time headquarter staff.
"To provide a range of services and programs to help protect the lives and property of the residents of Middlesex Centre"
Fire Station Locations
14352 Medway Road, Arva (map)
15321 Plover Mills Road, Bryanston (map)
10227 Ilderton Road, Coldstream (map)
11563 Longwoods Road, Delaware (map)
22531 Hyde Park Road, Ilderton (map)
When emergencies happen, the on-call, professional firefighters of Middlesex Centre are ready to respond at any moment.
Help our firefighters get to their emergency calls quickly and safely. Our firefighters flash green lights in the front of their personal vehicles when they are responding to an emergency. If you "see green" pull over if it is safe to do so, and let our firefighters pass!
Open Air Burning
OPEN FIRE BAN in EFFECT - With the hot, dry weather, all open fires (controlled burns, larger fires) are not permitted. Currently, small recreational fires are still allowed, however, you MUST follow the Open Air Burning rules; see the quick guide below. To reduce the risk to our fire fighters, there will be zero tolerance for those not following the rules.
Middlesex Centre has a by-law that outlines the conditions under which open air burning is allowed. The quick guide below can help you make sure you are following the guidelines - and keeping yourself and your family safe!
COVID-19 Update: Unfortunately, based on federal and provincial direction as applicable to gatherings, and the increased risk to our fire fighters, NO display fireworks events will be approved until further notice.
Middlesex Centre has a fireworks by-law that outlines how and when fireworks are permitted to be discharged. There are different rules for two categories of fireworks: consumer and display.
Please review the fireworks guides and make sure you are following the regulations to keep yourself, your family and the community safe!
Consumer Fireworks (Low Hazard)
Fireworks that can be purchased by the general public.
You do not require a special permit to discharge this type of fireworks. Note that consumer fireworks are only allowed on Canada Day and Victoria Day. If you wish to discharge fireworks at any other time you must apply for an exemption.
Display Fireworks (High Hazard)
Fireworks that can only be purchased and used by individuals holding a valid fireworks operator certificate.
You must have a valid permit issued by Middlesex Centre Fire Services to discharge display fireworks. Note that display fireworks are only allowed on Canada Day and Victoria Day. If you wish to discharge fireworks at any other time you must apply for an exemption.
Inspection Requests & Complaints
Middlesex Centre Fire Services offers fire safety inspections on a request and a complaint basis on behalf of the municipalities of Middlesex Centre, Thames Centre and North Middlesex.
It is the municipality's responsibility to ensure fire safety inspections are conducted upon complaint, request, and as necessary to meet the mandatory requirements of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 (FPPA) and associated regulations.
Inspection requests can be submitted through our online submission portal below or by contacting the fire prevention officer.
Complaints of a fire-specific nature can also be requested below.
When submitting a request or complaint consider the following:
- If your matter is about an emergency situation, call 911.
- Fire safety inspections are not usually completed on single family homes.
- Complaints should be limited to specific fire safety concerns such as non-compliant open air burning.
Enbridge Gas Inc. and Middlesex Centre Fire Services are working to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero.
In 2019, Middlesex Centre Fire Services received 126 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms through Enbridge's Project Zero – a public education campaign that provides alarms to residents facing financial hardship. To request an alarm, click the link below.
In accordance with the Emergency Management Act RSO 1990, Chapter E. 9 as amended, the municipality is required to conform to standards set out by Emergency Management Ontario in accordance with international best practices, including the four core components of emergency management, namely: mitigation/prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. Middlesex Centre Council has implemented an emergency management program to protect public safety, public health, the environment, critical infrastructure and properties and to promote economic stability and a disaster resilient community.
- Open Air Burning Quick Guide
- Open Air Burning By-Law
- Fireworks By-Law
- Application for Fireworks Display or Exemption
All forms or correspondence can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org