Update: January 28 - February 3, 2019


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 Vehicle Fire-3 ST NE & Birch Road
  • 1 Structure Fire- 812 6 AVE SW
  • 1 Duty Officer- Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse
  • 5 MVA’s – 2 HWY 44 & TWP 674, HWY 88 30 min N SL, Right off main ST, 6 AVE SW & 5 ST SW

  • Duty Officer for the week
  • Assisted with re-doing Units 111 & 121, update equipment and fire hose
  • Hose testing
  • Met with AHS reps regarding MFR program
  • Took Unit 105 for estimates after incident with Moose
  • Completed Fire investigation from Westside Fire
  • Completed response area maps for MFR
  • Went over Fire department job descriptions with TOSL HR department
  • Ordered FS thank you awards
  • Completed Fire investigation from ATV fire
  • Assisted with FS tryout weekend preparations
  • New Occupancy certificates for SL Inn

  • All rural halls visited
  • Snow removal Hall 2 & 5
  • Probationary FF Smith Hall completed testing for pagers

  • Hall 1-First Aid Scenarios
  • Hall 2-First Aid Scenarios
  • Hall 3-Truck checks
  • Hall 4-Narcan & Oxygen training
  • Hall 5-Narcan, Oxygen & Bag valve training

  • Firesmart Community Grant applications for Marten Beach & Canyon Creek
  • WUI meeting with AB Fire Chiefs Association & GOA -Build recommendations for AB type 2 SPU trailers for GOA
  • Build recommendations for AB type 6 engines for GOA
  • Build recommendations for AB WUI Crew/Member/Leader equipment and PPE for GOA
  • Hose testing for provincial type 2 SPUs
  • Firesmart Crew member try out scheduling and planning
  • Whitecourt and Woodland County Fire Service visits and review
  • Interviews for maintenance person

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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