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Fire protection services in the Town of Falher are provided by the Smoky River Fire Department which operates out of the Falher Fire Hall. The fire department consists of a full time regional fire chief and trained volunteer firefighters.
The department is committed to fight fires, save lives, educate the public and protect the environment.
Duties of a firefighter include
- respond to fire call outs and provide suppression for structural, vehicle, wildland and interface fires;
- provide emergency rescue services including vehicle extrication, wildland/off highway rescue, as well as assist the RCMP;
- participate in department training with respect to emergency equipment and emergency procedures
Become a firefighter
Are you a team player, quick thinker, natural leader, ready for a challenge? Do you want to be part of an organization that stands up for its community and do it with people who are some of the best you'll ever meet? The Smoky River Fire Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer firefighters. If you are interest in joining the fire department you can contact Fire Chief Marcel Maure at 780-837-2221 Ext 116 or 780-837-0911(cell).
What's in it for you?
- Community involvement
- Paid "career" training
- Being part of a professional team
- Personal satisfaction & accomplishments
- and much more
- Bi-weekly every 2nd and 4th Wednesday night (18:45 - 21:15)
- One 6 hour Saturday every quarter (live runs and burns)
- Various training courses as offered
- 18 years of age
- Able to satisfactory pass a drivers record search
- Able to satisfactory pass a criminal record search
- Physically fit
- Willing to take ongoing fire training courses
Regional Fire Chief
Phone: 780-837-2221 Ext 116 or 780-837-0911
Smoky River Fire Department
Falher, AB T0H 1M0
Facebook Page: Smoky River Fire Department
You may want to check out these useful links:
Alberta Emergency Alert - provides critical information about immediate disaster, where it is occurring and what action you need to take.
Sparky the Fire Dog - Sparky teaches children about fire safety, including escape routes, and smoke alarms. Features games and coloring pages.
3 Minute Drill - a Government of Alberta 3 Minute Drill on prevention, detection and escape drills.
Alberta Fire Bans - provides a single portal to information on all active fire bans throughout Alberta.
Kick Ash Firefighter Video - Video of various fire departments in action.