Alberton Volunteer Fire Department

Mike Ford Speaking Photo

L-R: 2020 VFD Member Blair Lowey, Former Fire Chief Darren Hughes and then VFD Member James Woods
(now Acting Fire Chief) hold the 102 combination fire alarms donated to the AVFD for distribution to Alberton residents.
(Photo by Charla Morrisseau)

The following brochures are available for pick-up year-round at the front desk in the Municipal Office

  • No Doubt About It: Working Smoke Detectors Save Lives
  • The Homeowners FireSmart Manual
  • Tips for Safe Heating
  • When Fire Strikes: Get Out! Stay Out!
  • Facts about Smoke Alarms
  • Older & Wiser: Fire Safety Tips for Older Adults

For information on ways you can protect your home and property, click here: Ontario FireSmart Information

You can also access the following information by visiting the Fire Safety Council website


  • Facts About Smoke Alarms
  • Fire in Your Apartment Building
  • Plan Ahead: Fire Safety in Apartment Buildings
  • Tips for Safe Heating
  • Fire Safety for Apartments in Houses
  • If You Hear the Fire Alarm
  • A Child’s Fascination with Fire Begins at an Early Age **
  • Older and Wiser–Fire Safety Tips for Older Adults **
  • Put A Lid On It! Fire Safety In The Kitchen**

Information Sheets

  • Review on Best Sensor Type for Kitchens
  • Home Fire Escape Plan Worksheet
  • Parent’s Guide to Responsible Babysitting
  • Smoke Alarm Fact Sheet
  • Fire In Your Residential Building: To Go or To Stay?
  • Fire Safety for Apartments in Houses
  • Survive A Fire In Your Home…Plan Your Escape Today!
  • Don’t Invite Disaster to Your Holiday Celebrations
  • Tips to Survive the Holidays
  • Older and Wiser–Home Fire Safety Check for Family and Friends of Older Adults
  • Emergency Lighting And Heating Safety Checklist
  • Essential Fire Safety Information For Emergency Shelters
  • Safety Tips For Electrical Generators
  • Safety Tips For Emergency Lighting and Heating During Power Failures
  • Storage Of Gasoline
  • Keeping Safe From The “Silent Killer” (Carbon Monoxide)
  • Fireworks Safety

A little bit of VFD history…

Mike Ford Speaking Photo

(left to right) Deputy Fire Chief Willie Cole, Jamie Woolsey, Erik Lambertson, Terry Angus,
Micha Gerber, Rob Barkley, Dave Egan, Captain Inno Laur, Tyson Dennis, Captain Chris Bodnar,
Fire Chief Sandy Haney, Trevor Joyce, Gerry Wilson, Mike Bailey, Dan DeGagne, Cameron Trembath
(Missing: Jason Aucoin, Johannes Gerber, Ashley Gibbs, Craig McKinnon, Captain Peter Neilson, Tom Rawn, Captain Ken Wright)
Photo by Suzette Angus

Sandy Haney Photo

Former Administrative Assistant/VFD Secretary Beth Logue and former Fire Chief Sandy Haney
at a 2012 emergency training session in Emo.

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