Search & Rescue

The Slave Lake Firefighters Society is a member of Search and Rescue (SAR) Alberta, and responds to search and rescue call outs as requested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

The Search and Rescue team is comprised of fire department members and a number of interested volunteers. The group meets regularly to train for various land, water or air search and rescue scenarios.

Resources & Assets

There is access to a number of search and rescue resources and assets through the cooperation of a number of agencies including:
  • Cooperatives
  • Government Departments
  • Individuals
  • Local Groups
  • Police
  • Private Industry
The resources and assets include:
  • Aircraft
  • ATVs
  • Boats
  • Communication Equipment
  • FLIR
Fire department assets include:
  • ATV Ambulance Trailer
  • Communication Equipment
  • Compasses/Gps
  • Coveralls
  • Fire Apparatus
  • Ice Rescue
  • Response Vehicles
  • Ropes and Harnesses
  • SAR Trailer/Command Center
  • SAR Vests and Personnel
  • Side by Side ATV
  • Sled and Toboggan
  • Thermal Image Camera