Fire and Emergency Services


For immediate emergency assistance, dial 911.

The South Huron Fire Department is dedicated to public education and prevention while ensuring the safety of people and property. 70 highly trained volunteer firefighters staff three fire stations in the communities of Exeter, Huron Park and Dashwood. The department serves a total area of 425 square kilometers and receives an average of 150 calls per year. The fire department's apparatus fleet is comprised of 3 pumper/tankers, 2 tankers, 1 aerial, 1 ladder and 3 rescue units.  

Each station has its own firefighter association that conducts fundraising events to purchase equipment for fire halls, provide donations to local food banks and to support families affected by muscular dystrophy.

We are proud to serve our communities!


Volunteer Firefighter Open House

February 19, 2019


Exeter Fire Station

55 William Street, Exeter


Interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter? Join us at the South Huron Fire Department Recruitment Open House. The open house will provide information for potential firefighters regarding job requirements, time commitments, expectations, and the selection process. Only those who attend the open house will be considered in the selection process. At this time the department is hiring for all stations.


Becoming a volunteer firefighter is one of the most challenging, fast-paced and rewarding professions available.

The South Huron Fire Department currently provides fire protection services from fire stations located in the communities of Exeter, Dashwood and Huron Park.

Being a volunteer firefighter can be both rewarding and challenging, requiring you to dedicate time to respond to emergency calls and to commit to many hours of training.


Rewards for being a volunteer firefighter:

· Transferable training

· Competitive honorarium and insurance coverage

· Growth opportunity

· Lifelong friendships

· Social events and community involvement

We are proud of our firefighters and all the work they do in the community.


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