EMERGENCY PLANNING

Emergency Preparedness Week Banner

The Township of Chamberlain has an extensive Joint Community Emergency Plan. Please visit the BYLAWS page for more details.

The Township of Chamberlain encourages all residents and their families to be fully prepared in the event of an emergency.

Part of preparing for an emergency includes the preparation of an emergency kit as follows but not limited to a:

  • Flashlight;
  • Radio;
  • Spare batteries;
  • First-aid kit;
  • Candles, matches, lighter;
  • Extra car keys and cash;
  • Identification for members of your family;
  • Food and bottled water;
  • Clothing and footwear;
  • Blankets and sleeping bags;
  • Personal hygiene items;
  • Medication;
  • Whistle;
  • Backpack; and
  • Playing cards

More information can be found at the following link:
www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html

FIRE SAFETY

The Township of Chamberlain encourages all residents to practice fire safety. It is law in Ontario to have working smoke alarms on every story and outside all sleeping areas.
www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/FireMarshal/FAQ/SmokeAlarms/OFM_FAQ_Smoke_Alarms.html

CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS

The Township of Chamberlain reminds all residents that if your home contains at least one fuel-burning appliance (e.g., gas water heater or gas furnace), fireplace or an attached garage, you must install a CO alarm.

Please check out the following website for further details.
www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/FireMarshal/CarbonMonoxideAlarms/QuestionsandAnswers/OFM_COAlarms_QandA.html

EMERGENCY AND HEALTH SERVICES

911 Numbers
Ensure your 911 emergency sign at the end of your drive-way is clearly visible. Remember you are responsible for the condition of your 911 emergency sign.

Police Services
The Township of Chamberlain is serviced by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). In the event of an emergency contact 911, and for non-emergencies contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or locally at 705-647-8400.

Fire Services
The Township of Chamberlain is serviced by the Englehart and Area Fire Department. In the event of a fire please contact 911.

Englehart and District Hospital
705-544-2301
www.edhospital.on.ca

Englehart and District Family Health Team – Walk In Health Clinic
705-544-2321
www.edfht.on.ca/index.html

District of Temiskaming Social Services Administration Board
The DTSSAB is responsible for:
Childcare Administration
Childcare Program
Social Housing
Ontario Works Administration
Ontario Works Program
Ontario Works Employment Program
ODSP Administration
ODSP Program
Land Ambulance
www.dtssab.com