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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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Fire Prevention Week: October 9-15, 2022

Fire Prevention Week brings awareness to fire risks, striving to educate citizens about fire prevention including how to safely escape their home or building in the event of a fire. It is focused on providing education about the small but important actions people can take to keep themselves and their homes safe from fire. Since […]

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Flying Lanterns and Fire Crackers

Wheatland County Fire Services would like to remind residents that: Fire Crackers and Flying Lanterns (also known as a sky lantern) are prohibited in Alberta. If you see them being used, call 911 and report it to the Fire Department immediately. Fireworks are regulated under Section 5.7 of the National Fire Code – Alberta Edition […]

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