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Fire Sciences Library & Audio-Visual Resource Centre Fire College Resource Centre

The Fire Sciences Library & Audio-Visual Resource Centre and Fire College Resource Centre houses an extensive collection in a variety of formats on fire engineering, fire investigations, firefighter training & education, public fire safety & prevention, hazardous materials, emergency management and Ontario Legislative materials.  The availability of materials in no way constitutes an endorsement of the content of these materials by the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management.

Fire Sciences Library & Audio-Visual Resource Centre

Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management
25 Morton Shulman Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M3M 0B1
Tel: 647-329-1112 (unilingual)
Note: Please call reception at 647-329-1100 for bilingual service.
Fax: (647) 329-1143

Staff: Sophie Greco

Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 4:15pm

The library is open to the fire service, public sector and broader public sector entities by appointment only. Please call library staff at 647-329-1112

Holdings:

 
  • Books: 7500
  • Technical Reports: 1100
  • Standards: 1900
  • Ontario Legislation
 
 
  • DVDs & VHS: 1800
  • Journals: 90
  • Building & Fire Codes
 
 

Subject Areas:

 
 
  • Fire/Explosion Chemistry
  • Fire Testing of Materials
  • Industrial Fire Safety
  • Arson & Fire Investigation
  • Public Fire Safety Education
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Firefighter Exam Prep
  • Juvenile Firesetters
  • Disasters & Emergency Planning
 
 
  • Firefighter Training
  • Emergency Management
  • Firefighter Health and Safety
  • Building Safety & Engineering Design
  • Industrial Fire Suppression
  • Home Fire Safety
  • Human Behaviour in Fires/Disasters
  • Fire Risk Analysis
  • Rescue Work
 
 

Loan of Materials:

Materials are loaned to OFMEM staff, the fire service, public sector and broader public sector entities. Other clients must arrange for an interlibrary loan through their municipal public library or institutional library.


Resource Centre, Ontario Fire College

Office of the Fire Marshal
1495 Muskoka Rd. N.
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Canada P1P 1R8
Tel: 705-687-9688 (unilingual)
Note: Please call the OFC reception at 705-687-2294 or 1-800-565-0613 from 8am-4pm for bilingual service.
Fax: 705-687-7911

Staff: Monica Gagne

Holdings:

 
 
  • Books: 6500
  • Technical Reports: 200
  • Standards: 260
  • Building & Fire Codes
 
 
  • DVDs & VHS: 380
  • Journals: 105
  • Vertical Files: 1500
 
 

Subject Areas:

 
 
  • Fire Department Operational Guidelines
  • Rescue Work
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Fire Protection Systems & Equipment
  • Public Fire Safety Education
  • Arson & Fire Investigation
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Home Fire Safety
 
 
  • Firefighter Training & Teaching Plans
  • Emergency Management
  • Firefighter Health & Safety
  • Risk Management
  • Industrial Fire Suppression
  • Terrorism
  • Master Fire & Business Plans
  • Emergency Management
 
 

Non-Fire Related Subject Areas:

  • Training
  • Adult Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Career Development
  • Public Administration/Management
  • E-Learning & Distance Education

Loan of Materials:

Materials are for short term loan and reference use at the Fire College by students and instructors. Library clients outside of the OFM must request interlibrary loan service through public libraries or institutional libraries.  Call 705-687-9688 for more information.