The French River Fire Department has two stations that service the Municipality of French River. Station 1 is located at 7 Vercheres Street in Noelville, Ontario and Station 2 is located at 796 Hwy 64 in Alban, Ontario.
Our territory consists of 734 square km of coverage area ranging from Hwy 69-
There are approximately 2700 permanent residents within this coverage area and the seasonal population is estimated to be between 5300 and 8000 during the summer months.
Our members, approximately 50 in all, are entirely volunteer based. Firefighters attend regular training and meeting sessions every two weeks and provide the following services for their community:
• Structural Fire Suppresion
• Grass Fires
• Assisting the MNR with Bush and Forest Fires
• Vehicle Fires and Occupant Extrication
• Ice Water Rescue
• Medial Aid Assistance
• Search and Rescue Assistance
• Maintaining Fire Prevention and Education Programs
• Perform Inspections of Rental Units, Tourist Camps, etc.
• Mutual Aid Agreements with Neighboring Municipal Fire Departments
As this site grows, we hope that you may find a wealth of information about our fire service, our firefighters, our history, and most importantly, fire education and fire prevention.
If you have any comments or suggestions for this site, please feel free to contact us to let us know what you would like to see added.