Pursuant to Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, being Chapter M-26 of the Statutes of Alberta, notice is hereby given that the Council of the Town of Peace River will hold a Public Hearing before the second reading of Bylaw No.2122 to amend the Town of Peace River Land Use Bylaw. Read More →

Scheduled Brush Fire on Highway 743 (Weberville Road) Posted November 10, 2022 Please be aware that Public Works will be burning wood and brush in a lot on Highway 743 (Weberville Road) between City Furniture & Appliances and Best Truck Service, starting today, November 10 in the early afternoon. If you are traveling along this route and see a fire with accompanying smoke at this location today or tomorrow, be aware that this fire has been scheduled. The fire is expected to burn for the next 24 to 48 hours and will be closely monitored by personnel for the duration of the burn.Read More →

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Vehicle Collision Reduces Traffic to One Lane Posted October 30, 2022 at 6:20pm Please be advised that as a result of a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision, traffic on the new bridge has been reduced to one lane. Crews are currently finishing cleanup, and PRFD states that the scene will likely be cleared with traffic returning to normal within the hour.Read More →

Fire Prevention Week™ runs from October 9th to 15th this year, and the Peace River and County of Northern Lights Fire Departments remind residents that “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape.™” Read More →

Pursuant to Section 647 of the Municipal Government Act, being Chapter M-26 of the Statutes of Alberta, notice is hereby given that the Council of the Town of Peace River will hold a Public Hearing before considering the removal of Reserve Designation from the legal lot description on two lots, for the purpose of consolidating the Town-owned lots that make up the Peace Regional Pool and Baytex Energy Center site. Read More →

Firefighters National Memorial Day Posted September 11, 2022 Today, September 11, 2022, is Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. This day honours firefighters who serve across Canada, and those who have lost their lives or been injured on the job, for their courage and unwavering commitment to serve their communities. It is also a recognition of the dangers firefighters often face when carrying out their duties, and the sacrifice of firefighters who have given their lives for others. To commemorate, members of the Peace River and County of Northern Lights Fire Service held a brief ceremony this morning at the main fire hall in downtown Peace River.Read More →

Due to the forecasted hot and dry weather, a Fire Advisory has been issued for the Town of Peace River. Read More →

Ramp Ceremony and Last Ride for Firefighter Graham Smyth Posted July 23 The Fire Department will be conducting a Ramp Ceremony and Last Ride for long-time Peace River Firefighter Graham Smyth today starting at 2:00 pm at the downtown Fire Hall. A procession will then head north on Main Street to the traffic circle ending at the Peace Valley Inns. There will be some minor, short, traffic disruption in this area. Please drive with caution in this area at that time. Your cooperation is appreciated. Spectators are welcome to pay their respects along the route. RelatedRead More →

Fire at Old Forestry Site on July 6, 2022 Posted July 7, 2022 Peace River and Weberville Fire Departments responded at 4:00 am Wednesday to a fully involved structure at the Old Forestry site on 103rd Street in south-end of Peace River. The garage/workshop structure had partially collapsed before the Fire Department’s arrival. No other structures were threatened or damaged. As of July 6 at 7:00 am, the Fire Department was still on scene working on final extinguishment with the aid of heavy machinery. Smoke may be present in the area. The fire is considered suspicious. Anyone with information of suspicious activity in this areaRead More →