Effective Dec. 1, 2015, the SC Alert system will no longer issue weather alerts to residents. Residents are encouraged to seek local weather-related information from Environment Canada, local media, or by downloading weather-specific apps for mobile devices.
Weather warnings with an emergency call to action (for example, a tornado) will continue to be issued via the SC Alert system as a mandatory alert.
The decision to remove weather alerts was based on resident feedback, internal resourcing, industry best practices and acknowledgement of other immediate ways to receive weather-related information.
- Sign up to receive Strathcona County Alerts. Alerts will be emergent, significant and time sensitive emergency notifications affecting Strathcona County.
- Sign up to receive Alberta Emergency Alerts. 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.
- 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.
- Effective December 1, 2015, the Strathcona County Alert system will no longer issue weather related warnings to residents. Weather warnings with an immediate threat to life safety, such as a tornado, will continue to be issued via the SC Alert system as a mandatory alert. Residents are encouraged to seek local weather related information from Environment Canada ,local media, or by downloading weather-specific apps for mobile devices.
- November 19: Congratulations to our six new full-time FireFighter/Paramedics or Emergency Medical Technicians who graduated from the 10-weeks of onboarding today!
- Have you considered a career with us? We are recruiting for a Fire Inspector. The recruit closes November 29.
- Keep you butt out of it! Do not use plant pots to extinguish smoking materials.
- 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?