The Teulon Rockwood Fire Department covers the northern half of the RM of Rockwood and the Town of Teulon for an area of 248 square miles. The Fire Department consists of 24 Fire Fighters who are Volunteer / Paid on Call members. The Fire Department has 5 Fire Apparatuses, #25 Pumper, #26 Tanker, #27 Bush truck and quad trailer, #28 Rescue and #29 Tanker.
Firefighters must take Level 1 Fire Fighting training consisting of approximately 200 hours of training. The Fire Department trains 2 nights a month and there are also specialty training courses that occur throughout the year that members attend.
The Fire Department does Public Education with children in the schools and adults in the senior homes providing them with fire safety information.
The Fire Fighter’s Ball, held annually in the spring is a major fund-raising event for the Teulon Rockwood Fire Fighter’s Association. This event helps raise funds for the purchase of specialized fire fighting equipment and training equipment. A few items to note that have been purchased with these funds are the Jaws of Life, CPR Training mannequins, Extrication laptop, Quads and 6x6 vehicles for wildland fires and Bush Coveralls to name a few.
The Fire Department holds an Open House in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week in October each year, as well as attends various community events throughout the year.
If you would like more information regarding the fire department you can contact the Fire Chief, Scott Skinner through the Town of Teulon Office by emailing email@example.com