EMERGENCY NUMBER - 911
- NOTICE: The County of St. Paul No. 19 would like to inform landowners that as of NOVEMBER 1, 2013, Fire Permits are REQUIRED on a YEAR ROUND BASIS for all types of Open Burning. Fire Permits can be obtained from the County of St. Paul Main Office - 5015-49 Avenue.
Any brush piles that were ignited over the winter, should be checked to ensure that they are completely extinguished and that there is no danger of a ground fire starting.
Fires must be attended at all times and should be completely extinguished before they are left unattended. County residents with burning barrels are reminded that they can be a problem in spring conditions and a spark-arresting screen must be in place.
The County of St. Paul No. 19 would like to stress that landowners who are issued Fire Permits, must contact the Bonnyville 911 Dispatch Service prior to igniting their fire at 780-826-7446.
Please Note: All approved fires by Permit are subject to Provincial or local Fire Bans, declared upon the threat of a fire hazard to the citizens or property within the boundaries of the County of St. Paul No. 19.
Please respect the Fire Conditions and limit the risk of uncontrolled fires.
If you should have any questions, please contact Tim Mahdiuk Fire Guardian at 780-645-3301 ext 204.
Fire Chief Trevor Kotowich 780-645-4100 780-210-4200 (cell)
Deputy Fire Chief Henry Thomson 780-645-4839 780-646-2340 (cell)
Fire Chief Raymond Brousseau 780-614-0772
Deputy Fire Chief Bryce Bodnar 780-645-1339
Deputy Fire Chief Joey Duperron 780-210-3076
Fire Chief James Preston 780-210-5161 (cell)
Deputy Fire Chief Wendell Baerg 780-614-5791 (cell)
Chief Lyle Frisby 780-614-8534(cell)
Deputy Fire Chief Peter Hewitt 780-224-1342(cell)
There are 4 volunteer fire departments in the County. The St. Paul Fire Department has 36 members, rescue van equipment with Jaws of Life, APSS Rescue Kit, 2 pumpers and 1 water truck. The Ashmont has 15 members, 1 pumper truck, 1 equipment van, 1 rapid response truck and 1 fire/rescue UTV. The Mallaig Fire Department has 25 members, 1 pumper truck, 1 rescue van and 1 water truck. The Elk Point Fire Department has 23 members, 2 pumper trucks, 1 rescue van and 1 boat for water rescue.