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Fire Department responds to residential structure fire Sunday morning

Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 09:41 AM

Shortly after 4:00 a.m. on October 16, 2022, Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at West Park Drive and Woodmere Close. Flames ripped through several units in a townhome complex affecting six homes.

“There are always challenges with townhouses being how close they are together and how fast the fire spreads,” said Fort  Saskatchewan fire chief, Todd Martens.

Fire crews arrived on scene with seven Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department firefighters,...

Downtown Mural Program

Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 10:51 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is excited to announce two mural projects in Downtown Fort Saskatchewan. These murals are just one piece of the Downtown Action Plan, which is a strategy and list of initiatives that focus on creating vibrant, inviting spaces for our community to connect and enjoy the downtown. Thanks in part to a federal investment of $97,000 through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund, the City has already introduced several initiatives in the Plan, including public dining parklets,...

Fort Air Partnership

2022 Third Quarter Air Quality Monitoring Results Released

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 02:19 PM

Fort Air Partnership (FAP), the organization that monitors the air local residents breathe, released 2022 third quarter Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) results today. The Government of Alberta calculates the AQHI using data collected at seven of FAP’s air monitoring stations.

Results show that the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) ratings were in the low risk category between 91.91% to 96.19% of the time during the third quarter. There were 99 hours of high and 3 hours of very high AQHI ratings for...

Citywide Emergency Siren System Testing

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 08:07 AM

Sirens to be tested on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7

The citywide emergency siren system will be activated on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7 between 9:00 am - 2:00 pm for annual maintenance.

Fort Saskatchewan operates three emergency sirens located across the city. These sirens are in place to alert residents of emergencies, such as:

  • Severe weather events, including droughts, windstorms, snow or ice storms, hail, rainstorms or tornadoes;
  • Wildfires;
  • Power Outages;
  • Pipeline or...

Honouring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 09:52 AM

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, on September 30, seeks to honour First Nations, Inuit, and Métis survivors of residential schools and their families and communities, and to ensure that public commemoration of their history and the legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process. The City of Fort Saskatchewan will honour this Federal Statutory Holiday.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan will honour the Federal Statutory Holiday on Friday, September 30....