We protect, preserve, and restore public safety through programs and services of the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service, 911, and Emergency Disaster Response Systems. We do this with a staff of 125 dedicated paid, on call, volunteer fire fighters, and nine fulltime staff, in partnership with community agencies, social partnerships, and a network of provincial and federal departments and emergency management agencies.
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. It has a full time Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Administrative Assistant, and a Maintenance Officer. As being a Regional Fire Department, it also has a full time Deputy Chief of Rural Operations, and four members of the FireSmart Crew.
There is a total of five halls in the region, the greatest distance between halls is 120km. These five halls serve and protect over 10000km2 through 100% volunteer firefighters with an average 350 calls ranging from: