Wellington North Fire Services

The Township of Wellington North has two fire stations - one in Arthur and one in Mount Forest providing rapid response to all fire and emergency situations within the municipality.  The total fire protection area covers 187 square miles with a population of approximately 12,000. Townships covered include parts of Normanby, Proton and Egremont, as well as parts of Arthur Township and West Luther (now Wellington North).

Arthur Fire Station – Non-Emergency: 519-848-3500
Mount Forest Fire Station – Non-Emergency: 519-323-1441

Burn Permits


As General Information, there is a By-Law for open air burning in place in the Township of Wellington North. You may download the By-Law and Open Air Burning Permit Application below or get the documents at the Township Office in Kenilworth.  Office hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.



We're recruiting for our Arthur Station!

Do you have some extra hours to spare? Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? JOIN US! We're looking for volunteer firefighters for our Arthur Station to start Jan 1, 2022. If you are interested in learning about the opportunity or applying to volunteer please contact:

Deputy Chief Callise Loos
c: 519-497-2502