The Ontario Fire Marshal has indicated that between 2007 and 2011, barn fires in Ontario accounted forover $175 millionin property losses.For more information on barn fires, please visit the Ministry of Agriculture and Food website.
The Ontario Fire Marshal in association with the Ontario Farm Safety Association has published a Farm Safety Checklist to assist farmers to reduce the risk of fire on their properties.
Click here to view and download the Farm Safety Checklist
All farm owners and residents should be aware of all potential hazards and future risks residing on their property! Contact the fire department today to book a one on one farm safety inspection with the fire chief to help start you farm safety planning!