Police – Fire – Ambulance
Emergency calls: 911
Sûreté du Québec
310-4141 ou *4141
Poison control centre
1 800 463 5060
For any emergency, just dial 911 and dispatchers will direct the call to the right service.
The fire station is located at 2 Vale Perkins Street, in the same building as the Town Hall. Our Fire Protection Service covers the entire territory of the Township of Potton, a 262 square km area. A mutual aid agreement exists with the fire services of North Troy and Austin to allow us to meet the legally required response time.
Fillable Self-Inspection Form
In the township of Potton, to find out if you can make a fire, you must consult the SOPFEU website https://sopfeu.qc.ca/ and see if there is a restriction for our region.
If the level indicated is low (blue) or moderate (green), bonfires are permitted. If the table indicates a high (yellow), very high (amber) or red (extreme) level, fires are prohibited.
Then, depending on the type of fires you want to make, you must follow the recommendations below:
During periods when fires are permitted, citizens must notify the municipality of their intention to light a bonfire and mention the address, date and telephone number. The request may be made via the website or by telephone: 450-292-3313 ext. 230. Theses fires must have 1.2 meters by 1.2 meters maximum. This is done for a purely preventive purpose.
Brush clearing, abatis, cleaning fires and during special events
During periods when fires are permitted, citizens must notify the municipality of their intention to light a fire The request must be made via the municipality’s website. The fire must meet specific conditions due to its size.
Fires in a closed or screened appliance equipped with a spark arrester
Note that at all times and throughout the territory of the municipality, fires in fireplaces with spark arresters are permitted. You must continue to take the usual precautions: do not light a fire in windy conditions; fire watch at all times; it is only allowed to burn natural wood (construction wood prohibited); ensure that no nuisance occurs (smoke from neighbours).