The Dysart et al Fire Chief, Dan Chumbley is also the Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) for the Municipality. Deputy Chief, Stacey Parish is the alternate Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC). Dysart’s CEMC coordinates with the other Haliburton County CEMC’s in the event of an emergency.

The CEMC works with Council and Emergency Management Ontario to ensure that emergency plans and required training is up to date. Annual training, including table top exercises are done regularly with staff and Council to ensure readiness in the event of a real emergency. 

If there is an emergency, public notifications will be provided through the local radio, corporate website and social media accounts.  

Residents are urged to keep a 72-hour supply of emergency items in stock at all times, including food, water and medications. 

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