The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service will be conducting controlled grass burnings in and around Slave Lake this week. The Fire Department will also be doing controlled grass burns in Smith Monday night, and Flatbush Tuesday night. Read on...
We protect, preserve, and restore public safety through programs and services of the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service, 911, and Emergency Disaster Response Systems. We do this with a staff of 125 dedicated paid, on call, volunteer fire fighters, and nine fulltime staff, in partnership with community agencies, social partnerships, and a network of provincial and federal departments and emergency management agencies.
The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service is unique within the province, as a regional integrated and multi-jurisdictional volunteer fire department operated under one administration and command. The headquarters is located in the Town of Slave Lake. It has a full time Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Administrative Assistant, and a Maintenance Officer. As being a Regional Fire Department, it also has a full time Deputy Chief of Rural Operations, and four members of the FireSmart Crew.
There is a total of five halls in the region, the greatest distance between halls is 120km. These five halls serve and protect over 10000km2 through 100% volunteer firefighters with an average 350 calls ranging from: