Fire Chief: Jerry Pelchat
Website: North Shore Volunteer Fire Department
The volunteer Fire Department operates out of two fire stations located in Algoma Mills and Serpent River. The firefighters meet every Thursday of the month at Fire Station # 2, 5759 Highway 17, Serpent River at 7:00 pm. New recruits are enthusiastically welcomed!
The Department is equipped with a Pumper, a Rapid Attack Vehicle, a Rescue Van and other related equipment. There is a radio communication system utilizing pagers with 24-hour monitoring, contracted through the Elliot Lake Fire Department. A Mutual Aid agreement with adjacent municipalities is in effect and a fire protection agreement for the Islands and remote properties is in place with the Ministry of Natural Resources.