Emergency Preparedness

City of Fort Saskatchewan's Emergency Management Agency is comprised of a group of key administrative staff which plans, organizes and manages the prompt and coordinated response to major emergencies affecting our community. The Agency is headed by the Director of Emergency Management.

Community members will be notified of an emergency through the following:

  • Fort Sask Alert System – sends notifications to those who sign up to the system
  • UPDATEline: 1-866-653-9959 (24 hour phone line)
  • Community Warning Sirens –there are 3 in the city

Sign up for Fort Sask Alerts

Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA)

The Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) leads the coordination and co-operation of all organizations involved in emergencies and disasters. This includes emergency and disaster prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Emergency and disaster preparedness

Emergencies can happen at any time and without warning. Be ready. With a little preparation, you can respond quickly to help yourself and others. Understand the risks in your area, create a household emergency plan and build an emergency kit.

Mandatory Reporting of Dangerous Goods Release or Fire Damage

The Fire Services Bylaw requires the owner of a property within the City of Fort Saskatchewan, or authorized agent of the owner, to report to the City, any accidental or unplanned release of a dangerous good, and/or of any property damaged by fire.

Additional Resources

Government of Canada Emergency Preparedness Guide