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Future Firefighter Program

Mentoring the next generation.

Each year LSRFS mentors and trains a small group of capable and energetic teenagers for potential careers as firefighters, EMTs, police, or forestry officers. The program is designed for youth between the ages of 14 to 17 years.
There is a limited number of spaces due to the nature of the activities and the supervision required. This program involves a number of different agencies including Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, RCMP, Alberta Health Services, and LSRFS, who introduce the group to the different aspects of their organization’s scope of responsibilities in emergency response and management. Youth take part in tons of activities, such as hazard reduction burning, vehicle extrication, air tanker operations, wildfire operations, policing, and emergency medical services.

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Contact Information


Alex Pavcek
Fire Chief

Email fireadmin (@) slavelake.ca
Phone 780.849.4110
Fax 780.849.4104

Future Firefighter Program Components

  • Firefighting equipment
  • Fire science
  • Pump operations
  • Patient handling
  • Wildland firefighting
  • Fire ground operations
  • Helicopter and waterbomber operations
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Wildfire operations
  • Aerial operations
  • Search and rescue
  • Firefighting equipment
  • Fire science
  • Pump operations
  • Patient handling
  • Wildland firefighting
  • Fire ground operations
  • Helicopter and waterbomber operations
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Wildfire operations
  • Aerial operations
  • Search and rescue

Welcome to Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton lies the remarkable region of Lesser Slave River. 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.

Reeve Murray Kerik
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no. 124