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Fire Permits

Fire Permit applications are not being accepted while the Fire Restriction is in place.


For further information please contact the Beaver Emergency Services Commission office @ 780-336-3041

Current Fire Ban Status

GFX Wildfire FireBans Restriction

On April 26, 2021 at 08:00 AM Beaver Emergency Services Commission issued a Fire Restriction.

The fire restriction prohibits all open air burning.  All open air fire permits are now suspended and no new fire permits will be issued while the fire restriction is in effect.

Please extinguish all previously permitted fires and check recently burned brush piles to ensure they are extinguished completely.  Campfires and burning barrels in an approved container are still permitted providing they are continuously attended and have an adequate water supply available.

For up to date information on fire bans or restrictions please visit www.albertafirebans.ca

BESC Office Information

Fire Permit applications are not being accepted while the Fire Restriction is in place.

We are following recommended COVID-19 protocols at the BESC Office.  Masks are required.

Beaver Emergency Services Commission wouldl like to say a HUGE Thank You to Enbridge Pipeline for their very generous donation of $7500.00 toward a new AFFRAC Radio System.

Enbridge Donation

Beaver Emergency Services Commission is very excited and pleased to have received funding from Providence Grain Solutions – Community Fund.

Money received from the generous donation of Providence Grain has been used to purchase an inflatable fire educational house. This summer, and during fire prevention week, be sure to watch for this in your community either at a school or fair near you.

310-FIRE

Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) and grass fires

Alberta’s Wildfire Season is starting on March 1. The Office of the Fire Commissioner, municipalities and fire departments across Alberta, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, and Alberta FireSmart are all working to help raise awareness about wildfire - Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) and grass fires.

During the 2018 fire season the Alberta government responded to 1,111 wildfires that burned more than 52,296.55 hectares across our province.

Preparing for the threat of wildfire is a shared responsibility. You can do your part:

no burningFire Permits for open burning are now required year round, from January 1st to December 31st. At the December 5, 2013 meeting of the Beaver Emergency Services Commission, Bylaw No. 4-2013 was passed which brought in the changes for fire permits. For more information on fire permits please review the information on the BESC website or contact the Beaver Emergency Services office at 780-336-3041.

Fire permits are available by filling out an application online on the BESC website at www.besc.ca or from the following Fire Guardians:

Beaver Emergency Services Commission Volunteer Firefighters have been busy this year so far. Click to Link below to see the stats all across Beaver County.

 

FIRE CALL STATS 2018

Volunteers Needed!

We need you! Through unwavering vigilance, rigorous training and unquestionable dedication, the Volunteer Firefighters of BESC work to serve and ensure the safety of every person in the county.

Local Links

www.vbfcss.com Viking Family Community Support Services

www.fcss-trbc.com Tofield Family Community Support Services

Viking Medical Clinic - Kalyna County Primary Care Network

Safety Links

Safety Tips - Alberta Fire Commissioner

Fire Protection - NFPA

Fire Safety - Alberta Emergency Management

Senior Safety - Finding Balance Campaign

 

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