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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

  • Learn about FireSmart activities in Strathcona County and what you can do to reduce your risk to wildfire. Join us on June 22 at 7 p.m. at Fire Station 6. Register at firesmart@strathcona.ca. Learn more.
  • As of May 24 at 9 a.m., the fire ban has been lifted. For current burning conditions in Strathcona County, please call the burning status line at 780-464-8464. Please use caution when burning. Thank you for your cooperation during the fire ban.
  • Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are recruiting for two administrative assistants. Closing date is May 29. Administrative Assistant II and Administrative Assistant I
  • Learn how you can help our friends and neighbours in Fort McMurray.
  • Have you considered leading your subdivision in local FireSmart activities? Learn more about becoming a FireSmart Community Champion on May 28. This course is free.
  • Emergency responders are working with business owners and residents about the importance of a properly maintained fire alarm system. Fewer false alarms means resources are available to respond to other emergency calls. If necessary, fees may be charged for repeat fire alarm calls for the same issue at the same location. Learn more.
  • What is a fire ban?
  • Be sure to completely cool any ashes before placing them in your green organics cart.
  • Emergency Services is accredited anISO 9001 Standard. (183.6 KB)
  • Your home may be eligible for for reduced fire insurance rates.
  • Do I need a fire permit? What type of fires require a fire permit in Strathcona County?

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Last updated: Friday, May 27, 2016
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