Update: May 7 - May 13, 2018


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.

  • 3 Duty Officer – 1511 Main ST SE, 1551 Main ST SE & FB General Store
  • 2 Wildland Fires- Wagner Landfill & HWY 58 184 KM-High Level Deployment
  • 1 Rescue- Canyon Creek
  • 1 Other- 800 1A AVE SW-Gas odor

  • Traveled to all rural halls and did inspections of units and changed door lock combination
  • Built outdoor racking at Live Fire Center
  • Completed repair requests on TOSL and Rural units
  • Helped prepare for WUI training on Saturday

  • Clean up from Outdoor Adventure Trade Show
  • Work on Revamping the Training Center
  • Day/Night Duty Officer
  • Attended weather briefings at Alberta Forestry
  • Pre-Inspection of New business in town, second helping
  • Build a 72 hr kit for draw at Emergency Preparedness week BBQ
  • Prepared for Emergency Preparedness week BBQ @ TOSL offices
  • Prepared and assisted with instructing of water tender skills for the wildland training day

  • Fire Inspection at the Daycare
  • Worked on setting up Live Fire for Regional WUI weekend
  • Went to AA&F Industry Liaison to assess the Wildfire risk with the Mitsue Industrial Park
  • Emergency Preparedness BBQ
  • Worked with GIS for Live Fire overview map
  • All halls visited
  • Door codes at all rural halls changed
  • Issues Smith FF gear
  • Name tags for FF

  • WUI weekend training with 12 Regional Fire Departments with 56 total FF in training
  • Widewater & Mitsue control burning assisted with SL
  • SAR-Search types and techniques
  • Hall 1 control burning

  • HR burns Slave Lake, Widewater/ Canyon Creek
  • Burn assessments in Widewater/Canyon Creek
  • FS crew WUI Regional Training Day instruction
  • High Level structure protection deployment
  • Assist with wildfires at Landfill and Flat Top

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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