Rural Municipality of Moose Creek #33
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Fire Smart: Prevent and Prepare for Wildfire
Discover what it means to be Fire Smart. Find out what you can do to prevent and prepare for wildfire, and protect your home and community. To get started, here’s What You Need to Know About Wildfire.
Protect your home and yard
If you live in or near the forest, wildfire happens. Are you ready? Find out, using our homeowner’s manual and booklet, and other helpful information.
New construction made FireSmart
Development standards play a significant role in reducing the potential impact a wildfire will have on a community. The recommendations in this guide will reduce the risk of wildfire to your home and neighbourhood.
Protect your community
Every year, provincial and municipal firefighters have to put out wildfires from campfires that get away. Don’t let yours be one of them.
Protect industrial and commercial operations
If your business operates in or near provincial forests or parks, you can take steps to reduce and manage your wildfire risk. Learn about best practices and your legal obligations to prepare for and prevent wildfires.
Protect your farm or ranch
If you’re a farmer or rancher, you may face special burning challenges. Learn how to safely burn stubble, piles and windrows, and find tips on handling livestock in the case of a wildfire.
FireSmart resources for schools
Whatever your age, you can be help prevent and prepare for wildfire. Teachers can bring FireSmart into their classrooms with our kid-friendly fire ambassador booklet. Smokey Bear is also available to visit your classroom or event from April to September. For more information, contact [email protected]
FireSmart case studies
Being FireSmart works. Read real-life stories about how taking action before wildfire made a huge difference for a number of communities.
Volunteer Joint Fire Department:
Fire Chief: Marlowe Brown
Email: [email protected]
Shawn Laporte (First Responder)
Jesse Henderson(Junior Fire Fighter)
Kara Schiestel (First Responder)
Anna-Mae Frey (First Responder)
Anita Warriner (First Responder)
Mike Meyer (First Responder)
FEES FOR FIRE CALLS
The Municipality shall invoice, to the landowner or where it is crown land the known leasee, the following for each fire call reported by the Fire Chief:
• $500.00 per hour (from the time of the call to the time the trucks are back in service)
• Consumables at cost (the report will indicate the quantity of foam and oxygen tanks used)
• Any other services called in for help (to only include water trucks, and other fire departments – the report will indicate these services)
• That all false alarm fire calls where the fire department is dispatched, and where trucks leave thee fire hall, shall be charged a fee of $250.00