Firefighters actively putting out a fire

Emergency Operations

Our firefighters respond to many types of emergency situation including:

  • Fires
  • Incidents with the potential to create an immediate threat to public safety such as downed power lines or severed natural gas lines
  • Smoke and odour investigations
  • Car accidents
  • Rescue operations like water, ice, confined space and trench rescue
  • Hazardous materials incidents

Response Area

LaSalle Fire Service provides services in a unique area which includes:

  • Over 33,000 residents

  • Almost 12,000 homes

  • Businesses

  • Industrial areas

  • 14 marinas

  • Rural areas

  • Rail routes

  • Herb Gray Parkway, Highway 3 and 401

  • Detroit River

For Government of Canada statistics about our community, visit Statistics Canada, Census Profile, LaSalle, Ontario.


The fire prevention staff conducts inspections of all commercial properties within the Town of LaSalle to ensure they comply with the Ontario Fire Code. We also conduct residential inspections via email Fire Prevention Division.

Community Programs

All fire department staff contribute to the success of our community programs. Below are a few programs that we offer throughout the year.

Station Tours

LaSalle Fire Service invites schools and local organizations to book a fire station tour by completing the Public Education Request Form. We are here to educate our fellow citizens about fire safety and prevention.

General Safety Presentations

We provide Fire and Life Safety presentations to service groups, youth groups, and senior citizens. We are happy to accommodate requests within our community for presentations or guest lecturers. During Fire Prevention Week our firefighters visit our locals schools to teach fire safety programming.