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Sundre Fire Department’s snowbulance can be outfitted with wheels or skis and is designed to transport patients out of remote areas. (Photo by Sundre Fire Department)

Sundre firefighters roll out their ‘snowbulance’

Trailer designed to transport patients out of remote areas

 

Red Deer Emergency Services responded to an explosion at a duplex on Rupert Crescent Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Firefighters respond to explosion in Red Deer early Saturday morning

There was an explosion at a Red Deer duplex in the Rosedale…

 

A helicopter drops a bucket of water on the Chuckegg Creek wildfire west of High Level, May 25, 2019. AUPE says since the provincial government adopted the 1GX pay system, firefighters have reported constant pay problems, particularly when working evening and weekend shifts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Government of Alberta, Chris Schwarz

UPDATE: Province unprepared for wildfire season, says AUPE

Pay system problems impacting firefighters

 

Penhold's volunteer firefighters responded to a structure fire on Monday. There were no injuries. (Contributed photo).

Firefighters respond to a commercial structure fire in Penhold

Penhold firefighters responded to a commercial structure fire on Monday evening. At…

Penhold's volunteer firefighters responded to a structure fire on Monday. There were no injuries. (Contributed photo).
Members of Penhold Volunteer Fire Department are among volunteer firefighters around the province waiting to be immunized. (Photo from Facebook)

UPDATED: All firefighters in Alberta deserve to be immunized

Penhold fire chief advocates for volunteer firefighters

Members of Penhold Volunteer Fire Department are among volunteer firefighters around the province waiting to be immunized. (Photo from Facebook)
Penhold Fire Chief Jim Pendergast has added his voice to those who want firefighters/first responders to be included in Alberta’s first round of vaccinations against COVID-19. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta firefighters want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in first phase

They are usually the first responders at health emergencies

Penhold Fire Chief Jim Pendergast has added his voice to those who want firefighters/first responders to be included in Alberta’s first round of vaccinations against COVID-19. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Sundre’s former fire chief Marty Butts spoke to the crowd who came out to support him Wednesday night. (Photo contributed)

Sundre residents gather to support former fire chief

A huge crowd came out in support Sundre’s former fire chief Wednesday…

Sundre’s former fire chief Marty Butts spoke to the crowd who came out to support him Wednesday night. (Photo contributed)
An image of what Clearwater County’s proposed fire hall and municipal services building in Leslieville could look like. Graphic from Clearwater County

$4.3M Leslieville fire hall project approved

New public services building and fire hall has been criticized by taxpayer group

An image of what Clearwater County’s proposed fire hall and municipal services building in Leslieville could look like. Graphic from Clearwater County
Taxpayers group questions cost of proposed Leslieville fire hall

Taxpayers group questions cost of proposed Leslieville fire hall

Clearwater County Taxpayers Association says possible $5.1-million price tag too high

Taxpayers group questions cost of proposed Leslieville fire hall
Heather Smith, United Nurses of Alberta president, said the union will be asking Alberta Health Services about access to hotel rooms for staff working with COVID positive patients. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Heather Smith, United Nurses of Alberta president, said the union will be asking Alberta Health Services about access to hotel rooms for staff working with COVID positive patients. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Alberta fire chiefs meet in Red Deer

Alberta fire chiefs meet in Red Deer

Annual conference for fire chiefs focused on leadership and building together

Alberta fire chiefs meet in Red Deer