Update: Week of February 1 - February 6, 2016


Fire Services Weekly Update

The Lesser Slave River Regional Fire Service is committed to protecting life, property and the environment from fire, hazardous materials, natural disasters and other emergencies. As such, the department issues a weekly report on all investigations, fire prevention activities and other Fire Services news of importance to the residents of the Lesser Slave River region.

If you have any specific questions or concerns related to these updates, please contact Regional Chief of Lesser Slave Lake Fire Services Jamie Coutts.

  • Kiononia School

  • TSL: Springwood fire - send device to lab
  • Discussion with Insurance Company

  • TRope rescue team policy, SOG, layout
  • Industrial park overview - TSL

  • Fall and buck up danger trees blown over in windstorm
  • All trees off roads TSL, Southshore
  • Cut Frostfest firewood

  • Hazmat training – daytime
  • Hall 1 practice – Hazmat training (Canutec manual, spills, containment – Pumps – decon and PPE)
  • Rope rescue training in Hall 2 hose tower (FT and PT FF’s)
  • Chainsaw training

  • Regular weekly meetings with RCMP, EMS, Forestry
  • Radio plan for Marten Mountain building change out with Forestry
  • Standardize oxygen kits with EMS
  • Clear trees at new lift station site – Birch Road TSL
  • Firesmart committee meeting

Hall 1

  • Hazmat suit testing
  • Sort out all equipment for unit 131 Heavy rescue and hazmat
  • Slave Lake Firefighter Society – return boat to Slave Lake – redone transom, tower bases, fibreglass at rear of boat (reseal and paint)

Hall 2

  • Practice: First aid/ CPR

Hall 3

  • No practice

Hall 4

  • Practice: First aid / CPR

Hall 5

  • Practice: Practice: First aid / CPR

Visit all rural halls, cleanup, maintenance.

5 motor vehicle accidents, 3 duty officer callouts, 1 vehicle fire (MD124), 1 structure fire (TSL), 1 medical assist. Had one very busy day again with four calls using three different halls. Resulting in three injuries and no fatalities.

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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