Committed to serve and protect our community
The Emergency Services department is comprised of a team of dedicated and professional staff who commit themselves daily to safeguarding those who live, work and play within our borders. Through education, inspection, enforcement, community relations and emergency response, the Emergency Services department is tasked with maintaining the health, safety and quality of life of the region.
This department is comprised of three primary sections: Bylaw Enforcement, Protective Services and Animal Control. Together, these departments serve the community by providing health and safety, animal control, enforcement of provincial statutes and municipal bylaws, emergency management, education, prevention and cooperative support with local RCMP and other government agencies.
Fire Ban in Effect
Due to the extreme hot, dry conditions that exist, and with little to no precipitation in the forecast, a FIRE BAN is now in effect for Vulcan County with respect to all open fires within its municipal boundaries.Under the Fire Ban, all active fire/burn permits are cancelled, and no new permits will be issued until further notice. Burning of any kind is prohibited, including recreational fires (campfires, backyard fire pits, back country/random camping areas and outdoor fireplaces), burning in a burn barrel or incinerator, charcoal briquette BBQs, yard debris, fireworks and exploding targets are also prohibited.Check the Vulcan County website and the Alberta Fire Bans website for the most up to date information.
Alberta Emergency Alert is a public warning system in Alberta that warns the public on impending or occurring emergencies affecting an area. The system was implemented in October 2011, replacing the former Alberta Emergency Public Warning System.....