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Fire Bylaw 2.08

Fire Services Bylaw 03.16

BYLAW NO. 2.08 IS FOR THE ESTABLISMENT AND OPERATON OF THE YELLOWHEAD COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT

The bylaw is for the safety, health and welfare of people and the protection of people and property;
and enables the County to operate fire departments throughout the County;
and provides certain additional powers which may be enacted by Council so that it can enforce the provisions of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act within the boundaries of the Municipality;

 

The Yellowhead County Fire Department was established for the purpose of:

(a) preventing and extinguishing fires;
(b) investigating the cause of fires;
(c) preserving life and property and protecting persons from injury or destruction by fire;
(d) preventing prairie or running fires and enforcing the provisions of the Forest and
Prairie Protection Act;
(e) carrying out agreements with other municipalities or persons for the joint use, control and management of fire extinguishing apparatus and equipment;
(f) maintaining and operating apparatus and equipment for extinguishing fires or preserving life and property;
(g) rescue;
(h) emergency medical services;
(i) other incidents;
(j) disaster planning;
(k) preventative controls;
(l) public education and information;
(m) training or other staff development and advising;
(n) Enforcing any fire bylaws of the County, fire policies of the County and any applicable Alberta fire legislation.

County Offices

EDSON OFFICE (MAIN)

2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066

WILDWOOD OFFICE

53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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