Articles for category Fire & Emergency

Magic of Christmas - Toy Drive

Friday, December 8, 2023

Rocky View County Fire Services is proud to be part of the spirt of Christmas giving, sharing and caring! Until December 21, there are donation boxes at a number of Rocky View County’s fire stations for anyone to drop off new, unused, unwrapped gifts. This is the 7th year Rocky View County Fire Read More...

Bow River Situation

Sunday, October 22, 2023

UPDATE #3 - Situation ResolvedRocky View County has been closely monitoring the situation in the neighbouring Town of Cochrane regarding the recent water incident. We are providing this final update to address any lingering concerns and to inform our residents that the situation has now been Read More...

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14 

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Did you know the leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking and most house fires start in the kitchen? Here are some amazing kitchen tips on what to do to help avoid a fire.  To prevent cooking fires, you must be alert. You will not be alert if you are sleepy, have consumed alcohol, Read More...

Come to your County Fire Hall – October 14 

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Rocky View County Fire Stations will be open to the public from 1-4pm on Saturday October 14. Come and meet your neighbours and committed team members who keep our communities safe.  October 8-14 is Fire Prevention week and to wrap up the week, each Fire Station in the County is hosting a public Read More...

Fire Advisory Lifted for East & West Rocky View County

Monday, June 19, 2023

Due to improved conditions, Rocky View County Fire Services has lifted its FIRE ADVISORY for all areas of Rocky View County. Effective immediately, there are no fire advisories or bans in the east or west divisions of the County, and permit burning is allowed. Always follow safe burning Read More...

Fire Ban Downgraded To Fire Advisory For East & West Rocky View County

Friday, May 26, 2023

Due to improving conditions, Rocky View County Fire Services has downgraded its fire ban to a FIRE ADVISORY for all of Rocky View County. This advisory represents a moderate fire risk and will remain in effect as long as conditions remain. County Fire Services will continue to monitor fire Read More...

Rocky View County Welcomes New Fire Chief

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Rocky View County is pleased to welcome Ken Hubbard as the new Fire Chief for the County.The announcement was made by Mayor Crystal Kissel at the December 13 Council meeting, following the earlier retirement of Fire Chief Randy Smith.“Thank you, Chief Smith, for the extraordinary leadership you have Read More...

Heavy Rainfall Expected Week of June 13

Monday, June 13, 2022

UPDATE: June 15, 4:30 p.m.Environment Canada and the Alberta River Forecast Center have downgraded a Flood Watch for the Bow River and Elbow River to a high streamflow advisory.Rocky View County emergency management crews confirm that water levels are expected to remain within flood barrier Read More...

Emergency Management Exercise concluded in Bragg Creek

Monday, April 11, 2022

Rocky View County, Tsuut'ina Nation, and the Canadian Red Cross thank the Hamlet of Bragg Creek for its participation during the April 21 Emergency Management Exercise.The exercise replicated a wildfire response from emergency personnel, who implemented the evacuation plan for the greater Bragg Read More...

Ask Me Anything with Fire Chief Randy Smith

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Our Fire Chief will be dropping by our social media channels later this month to offer tips on staying safe throughout the Holiday Season.Curious on how to best setup your fireplace for Santa access, what to do if your turkey catches on fire, or who to call when your in-laws are unexpectedly late? Read More...

Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

Monday, October 4, 2021

Hear a beep, get on your feet! Hear a chirp, make a change!Fire Prevention Week is October 3 to 9 with a focus on helping you learn about the sounds your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors make and what they mean.What is your alarm telling you?Does your smoke or carbon monoxide detector beep or Read More...

County Changes Fire Status Notification Regions

Monday, June 28, 2021

Recognizing that weather conditions throughout Rocky View County’s large geographic area are not always even, the County is now able to issue Fire Advisories or Fire Bans on a regional basis.In consideration of feedback from residents, and in conjunction with the Province of Alberta, County Fire Read More...

Fire in the Symons Valley Road / Mountain View Road Area

Thursday, April 1, 2021

UPDATE: Mountain View Road has been inspected and re-opened.Mountain View Road is closed until further notice from Highway 566 south to Symons Valley Road due to bridge damage from the fire today­. Local traffic will be permitted south to the County limit once the fire operation has Read More...

Grass Fire in NW Rocky View, Highway 1A Closed

Thursday, April 1, 2021

UPDATE: 6:40 p.m. The grass fire that began near the Wildcat Hills gas plant and Ghost Station Camping & Storage is now contained. Crews remain on scene for clean up and monitoring for hot spots. Highway 1A has re-opened and evacuated residents are returning home. There is a grass fire west of Read More...

Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

It’s Fire Prevention Week! Cooking or barbecuing is one of the leading causes of home fires and home fire injury caused by either overheated cooking oil or food left on a cooking top unattended.Tips to help keep you and your family safe: Never leave cooking unattended and check your food regularly. Read More...

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