Halls & Apparatus

Safeguarding the citizens of Lesser Slave River.

There is a total of five fire halls in the region - the greatest distance between halls being 120 kilometers. These five halls serve and protect more than ten thousand kilometers entirely through volunteer firefighters. The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service attends an average of 350 calls each year, including structure fires, wildland fires, motor vehicle collisions, dangerous goods, disaster response, water response, water rescue, industrial incidents, and technical rescue (rope, ice).

The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service is unique within the province, as a regional integrated and multi-jurisdictional volunteer fire department operated under one administration and command. The headquarters is located in the Town of Slave Lake.

The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service is comprised of:

  • A Full-Time Fire Chief;
  • A Full-Time Deputy Fire Chief;
  • A Full-Time Administrative Assistant; and
  • A Full-Time Maintenance Officer.

Being a regional fire department, it also has a full-time Deputy Chief of Rural Operations, plus four members of the FireSmart crew.


Hall 1

Hall 1 is located in the Town of Slave Lake. It is comprised of 33 volunteer firefighters split into 3 Batallions with a Captain and Lieutenant. It is also the main office of all the full-time staff.

Address: 901 4 Street Northwest, Slave Lake, T0G 2A1.

Apparatus Roster:

  • Unit 111: 2009 75 Aerial Ladder Truck
  • Unit 121: 2011 M2 Front Line Engine
  • Unit 122: 2011 M2-Red Wildland Engine
  • Unit 123: 1999 4900 DG Truck
  • Unit 131: 2007 M2106 Rescue Truck

Hall 2

Hall 2 is located in the Hamlet of Widewater, AB. Widewater is located 20km west of Slave Lake. It is comprised of 15 volunteer firefighters. There is a Captain and two Lieutenants.

Address: 1726 Southshore Dr. E, Widewater, T0G 0M0.

Apparatus Roster:

  • Unit 221: 2007 4400 Front Line Engine
  • Unit 251: 2012 M2106 Single Axle Tender

Hall 3

Hall 3 is located in Smith, AB. Smith is located 75km south east of Slave Lake. It is comprised of 15 volunteer firefighters. There is a Captain and two Lieutenants.

Address: Range Road 11A, Smith, T0G 2B0.

Apparatus Roster:

  • Unit 321: 2007 M2 Front Line Engine
  • Unit 351: 2012 M2106 Single Axle Tender

Hall 4

Hall 4 is located in Flatbush, AB. Flatbush is located 100km south of Slave Lake. It is comprised of 15 volunteer firefighters. There is a Captain and two Lieutenants.

Address: 1 Avenue, Flatbush, T0G 0Z0.

Apparatus Roster:

  • Unit 421: 2011 M23 Front Line Engine
  • Unit 451: 2011 M2112 Tandem

Hall 5

Hall 5 is located in the Industrial Park of Mitsue. Mitsue Industrial Park is located 20km east of Slave Lake. It is comprised of 15 volunteer firefighters. There is a Captain and two Lieutenants.

Address: West Mitsue Ind Road, Slave Lake, T0G 2A0.

Apparatus Roster:

  • Unit 511: 2010 1871-W Ladder Truck
  • Unit 521: 2004 Med-Con Front Line Engine

Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

On July 6, 2011, Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, visited the Lesser Slave River region to offer encouragement to residents and rebuilding efforts in the wake of the devastating wildfires that hit the region in May. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
Legendary Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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