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Fire Permits

Fire Permits are required year round.  To apply for a fire permit click here


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

Current Fire Ban Status

GFX Wildfire FireBans Restriction 

There is a FIRE RESTRICTION for Beaver County.

All open air fire permits are now suspended until further notice.

No new fire permits will be issued at this time.

 

BESC News

Please click the link below to view the 2022 primary and secondary responses for all stations up to August 31, 2022. 

 

 

January 1- August 31, 2022 Call Statistics

Please see the link below to view the Strategic Planning documents for the 2022 Organizational Review.

 

Organizational Review Summary and Recommendations

 

Strategic Planning Measures

 

 

 

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:

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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