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The population of the Township of Blandford-Blenheim is approximately 7,359 residents and has a land mass of 144 square miles.

Township Emergency Centres are provided at times when residents require assistance during winter storms or extreme heat waves. The Emergency Centre for the Township of Blandford-Blenheim is our Municipal Office at 47 Wilmot St. South in Drumbo. Call the office or check our website for details as to when the emergency centre is operational.

A serious emergency situation will typically be identified by Emergency Services first responders (Police, Fire and/or the Roads Department). Call our office or check our website for information pertaining to these types of emergencies.

The top 3 potential hazards in our Township include rail transportation accidents, road transportation accidents and tornadoes.

How will you know?

During a local emergency, residents will be notified in the following ways:
Local media - Heart FM 104.7
Municipal Website 
Door to door (if necessary)


911 (Police, Fire, EMS)


Oxford OPP – 1888-310-1122

Fire – 519-463-5347 ext. 223

Oxford County EMS – 519-539-9800

211 (Public Information)

Municipal Office – 519-463-5347


Canadian Red Cross: 519-539-0265 or 1-866-280-1735

Enbridge pipeline 24 hour emergency: 1-877-420-8800

Hydro One: 1-800-434-1235 or 1-877-363-7476

Ministry of the Environment: 1-800-265-7672

Ministry of the Environment Spill Action Centre: 1-800-268-6060

Thames Valley School Board emergency standby 24-hour: 519-533-3130

Union Gas 24-hour emergency: 1-800-265-4170