To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Milton Fire Department has been directed to go into a limited operations mode.  During this period of limited operations, Milton firefighters are limiting their contact with the public, except during urgent or emergency operations. A number of Fire Department services are partially impacted for the time being.  

Frequently Asked Questions

 Is 9-1-1 affected by COVID-19 and limited operations?
 No. Emergency response call processing and dispatching is not affected by COVID-19
Is emergency response to fires or other incidents affected by COVID-19?

COVID-19 has not affected our emergency response. Upon receipt of a 9-1-1 call, the fire communications centre will dispatch the appropriate resources. 

Are fire stations closed during COVID-19 with limited operations?

Fire stations are closed to the public and visitors during limited operations and COVID-19. However, station staffing has not changed. We are working diligently to prevent the spread of illness to the public, our firefighters and their families.

Am I able to obtain a burn permit during limited operations?

Yes. Burn permits may be obtained through the Milton Fire Department's website. Approval will follow. If you wish to burn on a weekend, the application should be submitted on the Wednesday of the week before to allow for unforeseen circumstances.

Can I request a fire safety inspection during limited operations?

You may request a fire safety inspection at any time through the Town of Milton's website. Routine inspections will be scheduled once the Fire Department returns to normal operations. Urgent inspections of situations that immediately threaten life may be requested at any time through the fire communications centre at: 905 878-9251.

Can I arrange a station tour or public education event during limited operations and COVID-19?

 No. The Fire Department will not be performing these functions at this time. We are working diligently to prevent the spread of illness to the public, our firefighters and their families. Requests for station tours and public education events may be made once the Fire Department returns to normal operations.