Update: April 15 - April 22, 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 Hazmat Widewater Waste Water station
  • 2 Medical Co-Response Smith and Slave Lake
  • 2 Duty Officer Calls Alarms

  • building maintenance
  • 104 tire swap
  • 103 slip tank and pump assembly inspect, setup and performed testing
  • repaired 161 loose charge cord.
  • 102 tire swap
  • 187 slip tank inspect, setup and performed testing
  • 104 slip tank inspect, set up and performed pump testing
  • retorqued 104 and repaired 104 LR turn signal.
  • repaired 105 A piller trim loose and causing a large wind noise
  • cleaned and lubricated the skid steer
  • repaired 187 right side running board.
  • performed dyno testing on the tower training prop, installed several hooks at the top of the training tower
  • repaired 187 left side running board
  • repaired 111 loose power bar
  • repaired 102 running boards.
  • worked on 6x6 started to remove the transmission.

  • New Recruit Physical and gear issue
  • Inspections WJS Apartment, Heritage Apartments, Smith School, Smith Old Bar, Red Door Smith
  • Driver Training With Hall 1 Firefighter
  • Discussed new traffic equipment
  • Visited Super 8 to look at alarm system
  • Attending Community helps presentation at St Mary school
  • conference call with GP dispatch
  • multiple pager and I am Responding tests

  • Hall 1 Wildland Urban Interface Scenerios
  • Hall 3 Wildland Urban Interface Scenerios
  • Hall 2 Wildland Urban Interface Scenerios

  • Halls 1,2, and 5 WUI Sprinkler system and Engine task force hands on training
  • Hall 4 HR burning
  • HR burning TOSL & MD
  • Canyon Creek, Marten Beach were successful in community day applications, final document submission
  • Wajax packs maintenance
  • Special teams training
  • Dyna test tech rescue tower anchor points
  • Long weekend on call
  • 2 members forestry wildfire orientation course
  • Driver, Airbag, FF survival, Live fire, and RIT training with on call crew
  • WUI basic course adjustments

  • 1 FF started driver training program
  • 1 probationary Fire fighter completed checklist to become firefighter at hall 1
  • Rapid Intervention, MVA training -Ongoing work on training yard
  • 16 acres of hazard reduction burning completed

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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