There is a total of five fire halls in the Lesser Slave River region; the greatest distance between halls being 120 kilometers. These five halls serve and protect more than ten thousand kilometers primarily through the grit and determination of 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
  • 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.

Contact Information


Alex Pavcek
Fire Chief

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

Regional Landfill & Recycling Resources

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Prohibited & Accepted Items

Guidelines on how to separate different types of waste, and what items are llowed into the regional landfills.

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Tips on Sorting Recyclables

Recommendations to divert waste away from the landfill, either for recycling as with metal and electronics, or for use on-site.

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Forms, Bylaws and Policies

View and download all current forms, bylaws and policies related to proper disposal of waste in the Lesser Slave River region.

Hall 1

901 4 Street Northwest, Slave Lake AB T0G 2A1

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

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

1726 Southshore Dr. E, Widewater AB T0G 0M0

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.

Apparatus Roster:

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

Hall 4

1 Avenue, Flatbush AB T0G 0Z0

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.

Apparatus Roster:

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

Hall 3

Range Road 11A, Smith AB T0G 2B0

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.

Apparatus Roster:

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

Hall 5

West Mitsue Ind Road, Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0

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.

Apparatus Roster:

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

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