Update: November 11 - November 17, 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.

  • 4 MVA- HWY 2-4 KM East of SL, HWY 2 –Poplar Lane, Hwy 445 TD TWP 552, HWY 2 -2 KM East
  • 2 Structure Fires -710 2 AVE NW, Tolko Industries
  • 1 SAR call out Fawcett

  • SCBA Hydro sent out 8 HP bottles & 6 LP bottles
  • Hall 4 Flatbush-Truck in for body repair
  • Hall 3 Smith –Truck repairs- lights, oil leak, replace truck batteries
  • Hall 5 Mitsue –Truck service, repairs, heater motor, Assisted with practice
  • Hall 1 Assisted with practice Unit 1810 Skid Steer under carriage repair, winter track installed

  • Protective Services meeting, met with Dangerous Goods Supervisor of CN Rail
  • Inspection of Vanderwell Lodge
  • Assisted with Sending personnel to ST. Francis for project week Arson Investigator
  • Assisted with DG call truck rollover
  • Investigation of Tolko Mill and trailer fire in NW

  • Plowed snow Widewater & Mitsue Halls
  • Finished 2018 Training Schedule
  • Worked on getting awards ready for Banquet
  • Ordered water for Mitsue
  • Contacted several Fire Departments regarding their operations
  • Complied all the SCBA data for all halls except 2
  • Attended the Slave Lake Business support network luncheon and answered questions relating to the Fire Departmen

  • Hall 1 Training MVC Hydraulics, Airbags & Hand Tools, Tiny Town
  • Hall 5 practice Vehicle Extrication
  • SAR training Lost Person Behavior Wetaskiwin- 3 members attended, SAR Scene Manitoba 1 member attended

  • Changed summer tracks to winter tracks on Bobcat
  • Readied equipment for mulching in SE
  • Toured SE mulch block for Town utility hazards with operations staff
  • Firesmart South boundary maps for map room
  • Attended Protective Services Meeting
  • Met with Forestry Prevention Officer about working together on Firesmart projects

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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