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Citywide Emergency Siren Testing

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 01:11 PM

Sirens to be tested on Monday, May 8

As part of Emergency Preparedness Week May 7 – 13, Fort Saskatchewan’s emergency sirens will be tested on Monday, May 8 at 11:00 a.m. The sirens will wail loudly for the test duration.

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;

Fire Department responds to residential fire in Westpark this morning

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 10:31 AM

This morning on May 5, 2023, at approximately 1:00 am, Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department responded to a residential structural fire on Acadian Wynd in the Westpark neighbourhood. On arrival, two homes were engulfed in flames which spread to one additional home. Fire crews made an aggressive attack to extinguish the fire but all three homes were lost. A fourth home was saved but experienced damage.

All residents managed to evacuate safely without injuries. Surrounding homes were also evacuated,...

Emergency Preparedness Week Activities

Posted on Wednesday, May 03, 2023 01:00 PM

National Emergency Preparedness Week is May 7 – 13. To highlight the event, the Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department, in partnership with the Fort Saskatchewan Fire Fighters Association Local 5277, have organized some special events at the Walter Thomas Fire Station, 10099 – 93 Avenue. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Jr. Fire Fit Course - May 7 @ 1-4pm

FSFD will host an open house with hot chocolate and coffee for all who attend. Children age 10 and younger are invited to participate in an...

Fire Ban in Effect for Fort Saskatchewan

Posted on Tuesday, May 02, 2023 11:28 AM

Effective at 12:00pm on May 2, 2023, a fire ban has been issued for the City of Fort Saskatchewan. No outdoor fires are permitted until further notice. The ban applies to all City areas including:

  • All city parks (Turner Park, West Rivers Edge, and Legacy Park)
  • Residential recreational fire pits
  • Open fires (brush, bonfire)
  • Fireworks
  • Chimneys
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal, pellets etc.)

All fire permits are revoked. Cooking and recreational appliances that can be turned off using a switch or valve...

Fort Sask Alerts Contest

Fort Sask Contest Alert for Emergency Preparedness Week (May 7-13)

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 08:00 AM

Sign-up to Fort Sask Alerts and win an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Next week is Emergency Preparedness Week (May 7 -13). To ensure you are informed, the City of Fort Saskatchewan invites everyone to sign-up to Fort Sask Alerts. Fort Sask Alerts is an important communication channel that is available to all City residents. You can receive messages or alerts by phone, text or email.

Information about important City activities in your area can be provided to you by Fort Sask Alerts with updates on...