The Muskoka Association of Fire Chiefs
Fire Safety is Key to our Success!
Our focus is always in the safety of the residents and visitors to the Bracebridge area. Our hope is that with the information on our website, we will have the opportunity to keep you and your family safe for years to come.
Under the direction of the Fire Chief, Murray Medley, the Bracebridge Fire Department (BFD) serves the Town of Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada in the centre of the Muskoka Region (aka "Cottage Country"). With a population nearing 16,000 permanent residents (2006 Census) with an approximate 7,000 additional seasonal residents and a coverage area of approximately 617 sq km.
The BFD provides the municipality with emergency response for fire suppression, wild land firefighting, marine fire/rescue and motor vehicle response. Other services we provide are awareness level hazardous materials response, awareness level technical rescue, & assistance to the Ontario Provincial Police, Muskoka EMS and neighbouring Fire Departments.
Our Fire Prevention division provides our residents, schools and business owners with public education, fire inspections and fire investigations.