With recent precipitation and more expected this week, the fire ban for areas within the City of Prince Albert north of the North Saskatchewan River has been lifted. This includes Little Red River Park and the Hazeldell and Nordale residential areas.
Prince Albert, Sk. –The Prince Albert Fire Department would like to advise the public that controlled burns will be taking place in the drainage channel in the city starting today, Thursday, May 17, 2018. The controlled burns will start at Muzzy Drive working through the channel to 6th Avenue East.
Due to the Fire Weather Index current and predicted ‘Extreme’ conditions rating for the grasslands and forest fringe area , a fire ban has been declared for areas north of the North Saskatchewan River within the boundaries of the City of Prince Albert including Little Red River Park and the Hazeldell and Nordale residential areas.
The Prince Albert Fire Department (PAFD) is now accepting applications for the 2018 Recruitment Competition. All interested Candidates are invited to submit a resume with all supporting documents to:
October 5, 2017 -- Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don’t have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your safety, or even prove deadly.
The fire ban for Little Red River Park and all residential property north of the Saskatchewan River has now been lifted.
The Prince Albert Fire Department would like to advise the public that a controlled burn will be taking place at various parts in the City starting today, Thursday, April 27 and throughout the next several weeks. Crews will be at Little Red River Park on Friday, April 28, 2017.
Due to extreme wildfire potential conditions currently experienced in the area, the City of Prince Albert has implemented a fire ban in the Little Red River Park effective immediately. Open fires will be prohibited in Little Red River Park until further notice. This also applies to fireworks within these areas. Properly maintained fuel gas appliances are still permitted.
Cooking fires in designated receptacles (such as Kinsmen Park) as well as recreational use of approved fire pits within the City are not affected by this ban at this time.
Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!”
City of Prince Albert
1084 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, SK