Update: August 28 - September 4, 2017


Fire Services 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.

  • 1 Duty Officer
  • 5 MVA
  • 1 DG
  • 1 Water Rescue
  • 2 Other – Powerline and Odor Call
  • 2 Wildland Fire
  • 1 Medical
  • 1 Structure Fire Attempt
  • Since July 1 we have had 76 calls the most we had in a two month period. July being the busiest month with 39 calls but still does not break our record month of May with 55 calls. Lots of action from this weekend with 9 calls total.

  • Greased Units 183, 185, 104
  • Repaired SCBA masks & replaced tank straps Units 161, 111, 121, 131
  • Re- Torqued Units 101, 102, 104, 105
  • Trouble shooting SCBA Compressor

  • Occupancy loads for Dog Island Brewing and Sawridge Truck Stop
  • Hall 1 practice-Car fires and foam systems
  • Order Years of Service Medals
  • Fire extinguisher training for High Prairie School Division bus drivers
  • Probationary FF passed requirements for yellow helmet

  • Worked on Live Fire in prep for Regional Training
  • Smith Fall Fair
  • Hall 2 practice
  • Smith 1 MVA, Assisted water rescue, Widewater MVA, Flatbush Outdoor Fire Tree on powerline

  • Cut tree down for Airport
  • Patch bladder from Sprinkler trailer
  • Prep for Hall 1 practice
  • Sent two of our guys to BC to get sprinkler trailer
  • Side by side and Spidey to Smith for Fall Fair
  • ATCO BBQ to Smith for Fall Fair
  • Winch raising system for drying rack
  • FireSmart summer student last week
  • Crew on call weekend
  • Marten Beach planning with Dan Tarney
  • Cleanup and repair sprinkler trailer that returned from BC
  • Train FF’s during weekend on Structure Protection and Deployment

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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