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You And Your Family Are Fast Asleep When The Smoke Alarm Sounds: Do You Know What To Do?

By Communications on 10/5/2017

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.

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Fire Ban lifted for Little Red River Park and all residential property north of the Saskatchewan River

By Communications on 9/15/2017

The fire ban for Little Red River Park and all residential property north of the Saskatchewan River has now been lifted.

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Fire Ban Declared for Little Red River Park and all residential property north of the Saskatchewan River

By Communications Department on 8/30/2017
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 and to all residential property north of the Saskatchewan River effective immediately.  
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Fire Department to Conduct Controlled Burn at Various Parts in the City Starting Today

By Communications on 4/27/2017

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.

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Every smoke alarm has an expiration date: What's Yours?

By Communications Department on 10/3/2016
Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA research shows that most American homes have at least one. But do you know how old your smoke alarms are? If you are like most people, you are probably not so sure.
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Residents are advised an official exercise is happening at the airport tomorrow afternoon

By Communications Department on 9/21/2016

Prince Albert Sk. – An official exercise involving local emergency personnel is occurring at the Prince Albert Municipal Airport tomorrow afternoon. It is a mock exercise for training purposes and residents are asked to remain calm and to use caution if required to attend the Airport.

Motorists are asked to watch and obey signage indicating restrictions to access.

Scheduled flights and passenger arrivals and departures will still continue normal operations.

The exercise will be completed by late Thursday afternoon.

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The City and Fire announce new six-year contract

By Communications Department on 8/25/2016

Prince Albert SK ­– After being without a contract for three years – the City of Prince Albert and the Prince Albert Fire Fighters (IAFF Local #510) have come to the table and agreed to a new six-year contract.

The contract was announced at a special conference at the Prince Albert Fire Department Thursday morning.

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Fire ban lifted for Little Red Park, City of Prince Albert

Based upon recent cooler weather and precipitation received, fire risk has diminished and the fire ban has been lifted for Little Red River Park and all properties north of the N. Sask River (within the City of Prince Albert).

The public is asked to continue to exercise discretion, caution and due diligence when enjoying recreational / cooking fires within the Park and the City of Prince Albert, as fires can develop and spread rapidly resulting in significant risk to safety, property and the environment. Use fires responsible to ensure the amenities we enjoy today remain for tomorrow.

As a result, no fire bans currently exist within the City of Prince Albert.  Any recreational fires within the City of Prince Albert are governed by the provisions set forth in Bylaw 22 of 2008.  Fires occurring outside the provisions of this Bylaw are prohibited and will be extinguished if reported.

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Controlled burns taking place on April 29, 2016

By cityhr on 4/29/2016
The Prince Albert Fire Department would like to advise the public that controlled burns will be taking place today between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. as follows:
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Fire Ban declared for Little Red River Park

By cityhr on 4/29/2016

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.

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Corporate Communications
City of Prince Albert
1084 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, SK
S6V 7P3

Email:  communications@citypa.com