WESTLOCK COUNTY FIRE
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Fire Prevention Notice:
April 10, 2014
Westlock County FIRE ADVISORY UPDATE. Due to snow cover, Permits will be issued for 3-day burns for small open fires. Fireworks are prohibited.
Burn Barrels shall be constructed of non-combustible material, shall be free of damage, shall be covered with a tight fitting metal mesh screen with openings not more than 6 mm in size, shall be located on a non-combustible material base, and shall be located at least 3 meters away from any combustibles.
Fire Pits must be minimum of three (3) meter clearance, measured from the nearest fire pit edge is maintained from buildings, property lines, or other combustible material and have a mesh screen with openings no larger than 25 mm and constructed of expanded metal (or equivalent non-combustible material), please use extreme caution during burning activity.
All Essential Burning Must Be Supervised, including burn barrels and extinguish during windy dry conditions. You must have extinguishing equipment handy and ready.
Please monitor daily any extinguished fire permitted earlier this year in case of hold over fire that could reignite due to dry conditions.
Westlock County urges everyone to use extreme caution when working or driving in grassy areas, be mindful of hot exhaust and keep vehicles clean and free of debris as smoldering debris can fall off and start fires.
Know your location and Dial 911 for any emergency!
April 16, 2014
As Daylight Savings Time begins, Westlock County Fire Services would like to remind you to change your smoke detector battery and carbon monoxide battery as well as moving your clock ahead 1 Hour.
Smoke detectors should also be replaced every 10 years, or when they not working.
TAWATINAW VALLEY ALPINE AND NORDIC CENTRE IS now closed for the 2013-14 season THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE.
WESTLOCK COUNTY RECREATION SERVICES IS NOW ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER!!
It is very important to keep your mailing address up to date both at Westlock County and at the Land Titles Office in Edmonton.
Transportation and Public Works
For general road concerns or inquiries please call 780-349-3346 X 223 or for after hours emergency call 780-307-4283
Planning and Development
Hamlet Residents: Please remember to remove your garbage roll cart from the street after every garbage pick-up throughout the year. This is especially important in winter for the snowplowing of the hamlet streets.
Effective April 1, 2014 Transfer Stations will be on Summer Hours