The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service is a regional integrated and multi-jurisdictional volunteer fire department operated under one administration and command. The headquarters is located in the Town of Slave Lake, and the service is shared between the Town and the MD of Lesser Slave River.
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Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service has a full time Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Administrative Assistant and Maintenance Officer. As a Regional Fire Department, it also employs a full-time Deputy Chief of Rural Operations and four members of the FireSmart Crew. The Service is augmented with a staff of 125 dedicated paid, on call, volunteer firefighters and nine full-time staff, in partnership with community agencies, social partnerships and a network of provincial and federal departments and emergency management agencies.

Contact Information


Alex Pavcek
Fire Chief

Email fireadmin (@) slavelake.ca
Phone 780.849.4110
Fax 780.849.4104

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Become a Firefighter

Become a Firefighter

We view the position of Firefighter not merely as a job, but as a way of life.

FireSmart Program

FireSmart Program

Working to observe the seven disciplines of a FireSmart community

Future Firefighter Program

Future Firefighters

A great training program designed for youth between the ages of 14 to 17 years.

Halls & Apparatus

Halls & Apparatus

Five regional halls serve and protect an area than ten thousand kilometers.

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Ag Reference Library

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Downloadable assets of relevance to farming, ranching and agricultural production.

Agriculture Links

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Third-party resources to help producers manage their operations.

Agriculture Programs

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Programs to make ag production more profitable, resourceful and sustainable.

Agriculture Programs

Halls & Apparatus

Programs to make ag production more profitable, resourceful and sustainable.

About the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service

A duty to protect, preserve & restore.

We protect, preserve and restore public safety through programs and services of the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service, 911, and emergency disaster response systems. We do this with a staff of 125 dedicated paid on-call and volunteer firefighters as well as nine full-time staff. LSR Fire Service works in partnership with community agencies, social partnerships, and a network of provincial and federal departments and emergency management agencies.

Integrated fire services under one command.

The LSR Fire Service is unique within Alberta as a regional integrated and multi-jurisdictional volunteer fire department operated under one administration and command. It has a full-time Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Administrative Assistant, and Maintenance Officer. Being a regional fire department, it also has a full-time Deputy Chief of Rural Operations, plus four members of the FireSmart crew.

FireSmart is living with and managing for wildfire.

FireSmart is here to educate and inform residents across Alberta about the risks of wildfire. We must all work together to help prevent wildfires. We all need to learn how to live FireSmart. Visit FireSmart.ca for helpful tips to make your home and your community much safer.

Safeguarding the citizens of Lesser Slave River.

There is a total of five halls in the region — the greatest distance between halls being 120 kilometers. These halls serve and protect more than ten thousand square kilometers entirely through volunteer firefighters.We attend an average of 350 calls each year, including structure fires, wildland fires, motor vehicle collisions, dangerous goods, disaster response, water response, water rescue, industrial incidents, and technical rescue (rope, ice).
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