Welcome to the On-line Home of High Prairie Fire & Rescue
This is the official website of the High Prairie Fire Department. Proudly serving the residents of the Town of High Prairie and the County of Big Lakes, Alberta since 1945
Message from the Chief
Hello and Welcome to the Town of High Prairie and its Fire Department's website. I am pleased to be able to communicate with –You- the people we serve, as well as the people who have taken the opportunity to view our official website.
I am honoured to work with the dedicated and professional men and women who make up this department. They are your neighbours, friends and relatives and they are actively involved in the community to make this area a better place to live. Our primary goal is to provide you, our customer, with fire safety and fire prevention information that will assist you and your family with valuable fire safety information. As well, we will offer a general overview of the services you can expect from the local fire service.
The Town and Fire Chief are very proud of the caliber of people making up our fire service staff and the high standards they set for themselves in service delivery. Our strength truly is in our people.
Education and prevention programs supported by dedicated emergency responders assures our community of the best possible service today, and is the foundation to build towards a safe and secure future. With the support of our citizens - with your support - we will be the leader in community safety.
Again, thank you for your interest in the High Prairie Volunteer Fire Department. Keeping our residents safe is a task that requires partnership between the fire department and the members of our community. We look forward to continuing to grow our partnership with you in the future.
We remain committed to providing the highest level of Education, Fire Suppression and Rescue Services to our citizens, businesses and visitors alike; while being as efficient as possible with your tax dollars.
Also, please let us know how we can improve this site to better communicate with you.
24/7 We are there for you
Our department of approximately 25 personnel are on duty 24/7 to answer your call for assistance. Our department is comprised of 1 Rural Pumper, 1 Town Pumper, 1 Rural Tender, 2 Rapid Attack Units, 1 Ladder Truck, 1 rescue unit, 1 side-by-side Kawasaki Mule and a Chief's Vehicle . Follow this link to photos of our fleet.
The High Prairie Fire Department is dedicated to ensuring the needs of our great community are not only met, but surpassed by providing the residents of the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County with services in life safety, fire prevention and public education.
Fire Restrictions In Place for the Town of High Prairie
The fire restriction that had been issued for High Prairie and the County of Big Lakes has been rescinded.
24/7/365 We are there for you!