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House fire on Southfort Blvd

Posted on Friday, March 29, 2019 12:00 PM

At approximately 12:20 p.m. today, The Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department arrived on scene to a townhome unit at 8401 Southfort Drive at to find the front attached garage on fire. Crews acted quickly to stop the fire from spreading to the townhome complex.

“When we arrived, the fire was isolated to the garage which appeared to be set up as a bedroom,” explained Fire Chief Shawn McKerry. “Smoking material is believed to be the cause of the fire but an investigation will follow to confirm the cause,”...

Spring Break 2019 Activities

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019 10:00 PM

Check out all of the extra activities happening at City facilities this Spring Break!

Check out the Dow Centennial Centre for extra drop-in sports, activities and a bouncy castle! Or head over to Harbour Pool for some extra public swims.

Visit the Fort Heritage Precinct, open for tours Monday to Friday from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

Stop the spread of Black Knot

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019 10:45 AM

Black Knot (Apiosporina morbosa) is a fungal disease that causes swellings called galls in the stems of many tree species such as Mayday, Choke Cherry, Apricots, Plums and others. The galls start as greenish-brown and eventually turn black. Spores are released from the galls and spread by wind, rain, birds and insects.

Black knot deforms tree branches and reduces growth. Heavily infected trees often become stunted and may eventually die from the disease. Preventing the spread of spores is the first...

Pedestrian Crosswalk Safety

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:30 AM

Motorists are reminded to be extra vigilant when driving through or turning at an intersection, or when approaching or turning across marked crosswalks. The safety of vulnerable road users, including pedestrians and cyclists, is of great importance as mistakes leading to collisions can have dire consequences.

Two recent serious collisions, and other collisions before them, have had a common theme. In each case, a motorist was making a turn across a marked crosswalk and struck a pedestrian crossing...

Trail Conditions and Closures

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 07:45 AM

Some trail sections around the City are experiencing Spring flooding and icy sections from overnight temperature drops. Signage will be placed on affected trails and trail users are advised to use caution.

Trail sections that are currently most affected are behind Greenfield Way and the Highway trail between 84 Street and Highway 15.

The pedway trail over Highway 15 is also CLOSED due to a water break, crews are working on this area.

Please report any hazardous trail conditions through Fort Report:...