Municipal Services

Emergency Services

If you or someone you are with is in danger, needs immediate help, or is in a life-threatening situation, call 9-1-1.
Policing Services 

The North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) provide policing services to East Ferris and are available 24/7.  They are located at 867 Gormanville Road in North Bay.  To contact the OPP for non-urgent police matters, call 1-888-310-1122. 

To learn more about the OPP, visit their website.

Ambulance and Paramedic Services

The North Bay Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC) is a department of the North Bay Regional Health Centre that provides emergency medical communication services 24/7 for the East Ferris area.  When you dial 911 and request an ambulance, the patient will be transported to the North Bay Regional Health Centre at 50 College Drive in North Bay.

To learn more about land ambulance and paramedic services, click here.


Fire Services

The East Ferris Fire Department consists of approximately 30 volunteer members overseen by a full-time Fire Chief. The department protects the villages of Astorville and Corbeil. The primary services provided by the department include:

  1. Fire Education, Prevention, Enforcement and Suppression;
  2. First Response Medical Calls; and
  3. Motor Vehicle Incidents.

The Fire Department operates out of two fire stations: one in Astorville and one in Corbeil. This allows the majority of the households in the municipality to be within eight kilometres of a fire hall. The stations are located at 390 Highway 94 in Corbeil and 1229 Village Road in Astorville.

The Municipality is committed to protecting its residents and the properties within the community; however, the Fire Department's services may be limited as a result of extenuating circumstances, including, but not limited to, various environmental factors, seasonal factors or obstruction to access which may occur from time to time.  Furthermore, the services of the Fire Department may not extend to all properties within the Municipality of East Ferris including properties located on private roadways, laneways and driveways, and water access properties. Click here for important information regarding private lanes. The services provided by the department are limited to those found in the Establish and Regulate a Fire Department By-Law.

If you require a Fire Inspection to be performed, please arrange a meeting with the Fire Prevention Officer.  This Fire Inspection Applicationform must be filled out and returned to the Municipal Office, by email, fax, or dropped off.  Once received, the inspection will be booked and you will be contacted.  

The Fire Chief oversees all activities of the Fire Department and Community Emergency Management. The Fire Chief shall be ultimately responsible to Council, through the Chief Administrative Officer, as set out in subsection 6(3) of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act for the proper administration and operation of the Fire Department, including delivery of approved services and programs. The Fire Chief reports to the Chief Administrative Officer. 

In the event of an emergency, call 911.

Steph Amyotte

Fire Chief/Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) 
(705) 752-2740 ext. 224