Obtaining a Fire Incident Report
After a fire occurs, property owners, tenants, insurance companies, or other parties may request a copy of the Fire Incident Report to verify that the fire happened. The report contains a summary of basic information about the incident that was collected in accordance with the reporting requirements of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act.
To obtain the report:
Please read through the information below and remember to attach any additional information as noted.
- A fee of $100 is required to process the request. In person payment options at the municipal office during office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday) are cash, debit, credit card and/or cheque – made payable to the Town of Lincoln.
- Please return the form with accompanying payment in person at Town Hall OR mail the form with the required cheque to the following address
- 4800 South Service Rd., Beamsville, ON L3J 1L3
- Attention: Fire Chief
- The Fire Incident Report will be only provided to the owner of the property and to agencies or individuals who provide proof that the owner authorizes the release of information to them by completing the Authorization to Release Property Information Form (PDF)
If information beyond that which is contained in the Fire Incident Report is required, or if the requestor does not have the consent of the property owner to obtain a copy of the report, access to information under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act may be requested by contacting the Clerks Department.