Flags Lowered to Half-Mast for Firefighter Graham Smyth Posted June 27, 2022 Town of Peace River flags lowered to half-mast this weekend on June 25 in recognition of long time Peace River Firefighter Graham Smyth, who passed away on June 24. Graham was with the Department for over 35 years and previously worked for the Town at the Museum and later as the Bylaw Enforcement Officer. We honour his service to our community. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and fellow firefighters.Read More →

Northern HEAT Returns After Two-Year Hiatus Posted May 4, 2022 After a two-year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions, the Northern HEAT Fire Conference is back in Peace River this week. This 4-day training seminar and Trade Show, organized by the Peace Regional Fire Chiefs, runs from Wednesday, May 4 to Saturday, May 7 at the Fire Department’s Training site on the West Hill and at the Chateau Nova Hotel. Up to 200 Firefighters from across Alberta will participate in two days of Live Fire Training and two days of hands-on practical training, as well as conference seminars and a fire equipment vendor Trade Show.  Read More →

Fire Departments Flags Lowered in Honour of Quebec Firefighter Posted March 31, 2022 Flags at the Peace River Fire Halls will be lowered to half-mast today in honour of Quebec Firefighter Dominic Jean, who lost his life in the Line of Duty while fighting a fire at a dairy farm in Saint-Edmond-les-Plaines, Quebec on March 29th. Our thoughts are with his family, colleagues and community.Read More →

Carbon Monoxide Awareness December 30, 2021 With the current extremely cold temperatures, your furnaces and hot water tanks are working hard to keep your homes warm and your water hot. These temperatures can cause the moisture in the exhaust gases, from these appliances, to freeze around the outlets of the flues which may lead to a blockage of the exhaust flow which could lead to a buildup of the poisonous Carbon Monoxide gas in your homes. Local Fire Departments recommend that you check the flue outlets, where safe to do so, and ensure you have working Carbon Monoxide Alarms in your homes. Solid wood burningRead More →

Phone System Maintenance Posted November 5 Due to planned maintenance on our phone system, phone lines may be down at a number of municipal facilities beginning around 3 pm today (November 5). Phones at Town Hall, The Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre, The Peace Regional Pool, The Fire Hall (non-emergency line), Peace Regional Airport, Peace River FCSS and Peace Region Family Resource Network may be unavailable during this maintenance period. The phone line for the Baytex Energy Centre will still be accessible. As will the phone line for water and sewer issues. Maintenance is scheduled to be completed tonight and phone lines shouldRead More →

The Peace River & County of Northern Lights Fire Departments are teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years — to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”
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