Update: May 22 - May 27, 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.

  • 1 Structure Fire- 330 17 ST Smith
  • 1 Rescue-Pulp Mill
  • 3 Wildland Fires –No Frills, 6 AVE SW, 609 1A ST SE & 381 Southshore Drive
  • 1 MVA- HWY 88 10 Min North

  • Went to Hall 3 & for inspections and help clean up after fire in Smith
  • Unit 451 had a check engine light on, and had regen issue.
  • Called the service mechanic for Unit 451 to see diagnosis check engine light, found and replaced bad injector. Replaced injector light.
  • Unit 451 was able to regen the truck in Smith and had no further issues after
  • Acres mechanics came to look at the horn issue on Unit 161 they traced the issue back and ordered parts for future repair. They also fixed some wiring issues on Unit 121 & 151

  • Set up for preview of TV Show
  • Clean up at Hall 1 from weekend and training
  • Attend and investigate Structure/Outdoor fire in Smith
  • Completed fire investigation on Flatbush store fire
  • Completed CVFSA info for La Crete and Big Lakes County
  • Assisted with Loading/Unloading of bales for training center
  • New gear sorted for FF

  • Visited Widewater & Mitsue, cleaned and organized
  • Worked with AA&F regarding the communication of the Fire Ban and the OHV restriction
  • Cleaned up Smith’s gear and trucks after call
  • Dealt with an incident report at the Flatbush Hall
  • Talked with Tiger Calcium about outstanding fire inspection
  • Assisted in getting bales for the Live Fire Training

  • Hall 1 Special Teams, Water Rescue practice at the pool, Tech Rescue practice

  • May long weekend on call
  • Pelican research burn sprinkler set up
  • Parks permit work for Summerwood Community Day
  • NLL WUI course development
  • Forestry Helitack Man Up in Loon River/Slave Lake
  • Boater Safety demonstration at Pool

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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