Update: October 10 - October 15, 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.

  • 2 Duty Officer –1500 Holmes Trail SE & 404 6 AVE NW
  • 1 Medical Co-Response -1856 Southshore Drive
  • 3 MVA –HWY 2 34 KM East of SL, HWY 2 hill east of Canyon Creek & HWY 2 RD 50A

  • Hosted Open House -400 visitors that were able to see demonstrations from LSFRS as well as visit with AB Forestry, AHS, WCSS, Remote Helicopters, and Bushbaby
  • Completed Fire investigations reports for 2 separate vehicle fires, an ATV fire and two structure fires in Smith & Flatbush
  • Completed equipment change overs on Unit 121, 161, and 131 at Hall 1
  • Visited a new local business for an inspection concern and a follow up inspection will be completed in two weeks

  • Assisted Alex with investigations to Smith & Flatbush structure fires and quad fire
  • Attended Hall 1 Open House
  • Fire Prevention talks Smith School
  • Order FLIR Cameras for Widewater, Smith & Flatbush
  • Snow plowed Widewater & Mitsue
  • Cleaned Widewater Hall in prep for Monday Open House
  • Looked at training burn structure in Smith

  • Hall 5 –Live Fire
  • SAR – New meeting standard policy & procedure review

  • Get FireSmart equipment ready for Hall 1 –Open House
  • Finish winterizing all wildfire skids
  • FireSmart equipment winter prep
  • Put FireSmart tractor mower away for winter
  • Started gathering up all forestry wildfire gear to return

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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