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Emergency Services

Emergency alerts and preparedness

  • Strathcona County Alert system. Residents are encouraged to sign up to receive Strathcona County Alerts . Alerts will be emergent, significant and time sensitive emergency notifications affecting Strathcona County. 
  • Alberta Emergency Alerts. If you work or travel outside of Strathcona County borders or want to know about emergency alerts affecting all areas of Alberta, residents are encouraged to sign up to also receive Alberta Emergency Alerts . If there is a large scale emergency in Strathcona County, both systems will be used to notify residents. Click here to view current Alberta Emergency Alerts.

Industry activity

  • Call the UPDATE line at 1-866-653-9959 if you are concerned about alarms, prolonged flares, smoke or fire at petrochemical industries. Learn more.

Department news

  • Do you have what it takes to join the SCES team?
  • Help emergency responders respond quicker! Keep fire hydrants clear of snow and ice.
  • Kidde recalls smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms due to alarm failure. Learn more
  • Rural residents, do you plan to discharge fireworks on your property? A fireworks permit is required. Permits are not valid within the boundaries of Sherwood Park, Ardrossan, Josephburg, North and South Cooking Lake, Antler/Hastings/Half Moon Lakes or Collingwood Cove.
  • Do not use your plant pot as an ashtray. Learn more.

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Last updated: Monday, December 15, 2014
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