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2023 Fire Prevention Week

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Cooking Safety Starts with YOU. Pay Attention to Fire Prevention™,” aims to educate everyone about simple yet crucial actions to ensure their safety and the safety of those around them while cooking. Fire Prevention Week brings awareness to fire risks, striving to educate citizens about fire prevention including how […]

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Attention Residents of Wheatland County, Town of Strathmore, and City of Chestermere: Mark your calendars for September 28, 2023, as the Wheatland Regional Emergency Management Partnership (WREMP) embarks on a regional LIVE EXERCISE. This event will serve as a simulation of a real emergency scenario, where our dedicated WREMP team will spring into action to […]

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Wheatland Regional Emergency Management Partnership Resource Registration

The Wheatland Regional Emergency Management Partnership (WREMP), representing Wheatland County, the Town of Strathmore, the City of Chestermere and the Villages of Hussar, Rockyford, and Standard, is encouraging respective parties to gauge participation in an expression of interest regarding available resources in the event of an emergency. We are looking for individuals or organizations committed […]

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Wheatland County deploys firefighters to assist with the escalating wildfire crisis in northern Alberta

On May 9, 2023, the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) requested Wheatland County’s aid to combat the escalating wildfire crisis in northern Alberta. With careful coordination across all departments, Wheatland County’s crews assembled at 8:00 am on May 10, 2023, for a comprehensive briefing and were successfully deployed with seven apparatus and fourteen personnel. Our […]

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Fire and Firework Permit Applications – Christmas Break 2022

Are you planning to celebrate the holidays with fireworks?⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣All Fire and Firework Permit applications for dates between December 23, 2022 to January 3, 2023, MUST be submitted to Wheatland County before noon on Friday, December 23, 2022. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣To submit your application online, CLICK HERE!  

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Be Prepared Program

The preparedness survey of Albertans confirms that people who have not lived in Canada their entire life are more vulnerable to the hazards in our province. To help with this, we are sharing the winter preparedness resources available on Alberta.ca so you can send helpful reminders for folks to be prepared for the cold season! […]

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Fire Prevention Week Colouring Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2022 Fire Prevention Week Coluring Contest winners! Wheatland County’s Fire Prevention Officer, Cindy Ramsay, presented a PS5 gaming console to each of our contest winners.  Qualifying entries submitted both a colouring sheet AND home escape plan. Winners were chosen by random draw. Carseland School – Mariah Bennet Wheatland Crossing School – Jorgia […]

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