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Sécurité incendie et premiers répondants

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY DIAL 9-1-1

The Fire Department ensures the prevention and protection of civilian lives and assets.

The fire hall is located to the Town Hall at 567 Village Road.
The team of 25 part-time firefighters is ready to jump into action as rapidly as possible, night and day.

The department has four vehicles to intervene:

  • A fire-engine
  • A commanding post equipped with jaws of life
  • A tanker truck
  • The Director’s truck for fast interventions
  • A service truck

Do not hesitate to contact us for any question regarding fire prevention. We will be happy to reply in a timely manner.

The Department

  • Fights fires;
  • Directs rescue operations and forest searches;
  • Fights forest fires;
  • Protects the environment;
  • Provides assistance with extraction (jaws of life) in case of road accidents;
  • Conducts inspections for the fire prevention;
  • Organises fire prevention activities to raise awareness;
  • Offers a First Responders service 24 hours a day.

Prevention

Outdoor fires

Outdoor fires are allowed providing certain rule are respected. First, one has to get a free fire permit, print and fill the form before going to the Town Hall for validation or fill one out at the front desk. One must have a garden hose which can reach the fire pit, and monitor the fire and control the flames at all times.
Even a small fire can quickly become out of control and be devastating.


Chimney sweeping

Before lighting you first fire this fall, have your chimney swept. If you use the wood stove or fireplace often, it should be cleaned at least twice a year and the chimney verified at the same time. Passing the brush is not sufficient; the deposits left by the brush also need to be cleaned out. Make sure you are using dry wood, since it leaves less creosote deposits on the chimney walls. Hire professionals, they have the required experience.


Smoke detectors

Make sure that your residence is equipped with a smoke detector correctly installed and in working order. « It can save lives ».


Evacuation plan

In case of fire, a sense of panic often will cloud one’s judgment, and that is when unfortunate incidents can happen. There are means to avoid this. A smoke detector is part of the solution, but is not sufficient. Planning how to get out of the building is key. In order to do so, one can plan with the other family members an evacuation plan.

This plan can save lives. How many times have we heard in the medias that someone has gone back in the building to get someone inside? This could be avoided by good planning using an evacuation plan. This plan also needs to be practiced from time to time if you have one.


Civic numbers

A badly located civic number, which is not visible from the street or simply missing, greatly affects the emergency services response time. Weather at night or during the day, your civic number must be visible at all times. Know that there is a municipal by-law to that effect and that a fine can be given to those who do not respect it.


Intermunicipal agreements

Morin-Heights has a reciprocity agreement the municipalities of Saint-Sauveur, Sainte-Adèle, Saint- Adolphe d’Howard & Wentworth-Nord to increase the firefighting force and to multiply the advantage in terms of equipment available when required (tanker).

 
 

Human Ressources

 

Charles Bernard, 701

Directeur du Service de sécurité incendie, Premier répondant, Enquêteur en incendie
450-226-3232, poste 116
 

Tim Archibald, 703

Capitaine, premier répondant
 

Vincent Mélançon, 708

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Patrick Marier, 702

Directeur adjoint
 

Mario Millette, 720

Lieutenant éligible, Premier répondant
 

Francis Bouchard, 716

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Ramona Craig, 723

Premier répondant
 

Alex Mélançon, 727

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Marie-Pier Gervais, 736

Premier répondant
 

Francis Falardeau, 710

Pompier
 

Yves Lanteigne, 737

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Anthony Solazzo, 729

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Olivier R. Lapierre, 713

Pompier
 

Paul Daniels, 725

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Dominick Gladu, 739

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Emmanuel Lyrette, 714

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Frédéric Lessard, 724

Pompier, premier répondant
 

Pierre Desmanches, 735

Premier répondant
 

Maxime Lépine, 730

Pompier, premier répondant
 

Jake Kuenzli, 717

Pompier, premier répondant
 

Vicky Deslauriers, 709

Premier répondant
 

Gabriel Caron-Tarte, 734

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Moira Smith, 718

Pompière, Premier répondant
 

Charles-André Trudeau, 738

Pompier, Premier répondant
 

Taylor Boutin, 719

Pompier, premier répondant
 

Olivier Desrochers, 726

Pompier, Premier répondant
 
 
 
 

Document list

 
 

Changement d’heure : vérifier vos piles !

Document PDF de 48.7 ko
 

Que faire en cas d’incendie de forêt ? (French only)

Document PDF de 477.7 ko
 
 
 
 
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Téléphone : 450-226-3232
Télécopieur : 450-226-8786
Courriel : municipalite@morinheights.com