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The Town of High Prairie Volunteer Fire Department strives to maintain a crew of 30 plus energetic volunteer firefighters. The list of apparatus on the Towns fleet is two pumper trucks, one of which is a 78 ft ladder truck, two rapid attack units and a rescue unit which responds to motor vehicle collisions. The Fire Department also maintains and runs a pumper truck and a 2000 gallon water tender for the MD of Big Lakes.

The High Prairie Volunteer Fire Department provides fire protection to 3000 people within the Town of High Prairie and approximately the same population to residents within the MD of Big Lakes. Our fire protection covers an area of approximately 2000 sq. Kilometers.

For vehicle extrication and motor vehicle collisions the Volunteer Department covers an area of approximately 9000 sq kilometers. Included in this area are five Reserves and four Settlements. We also provide mutual aid to the Municipal District of Big Lakes, Municipal District of Greenview, Municipal District of Smokey, and the Town of Slave Lake.


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Fire Chiefs

Ken Melnyk
Fire Chief
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Trevor Cisaroski
Deputy Fire Chief

Town Facilities & Important Numbers

  • 24 utilities emergency number: 780-523-7620
  • Public Works Utilities: 780-523-3020 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Water Plant: 780-523-3189 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Gas Department: 780-523-8508 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Public Works Shop: 780-523-4015 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Airport: 780-523-8262 (24 Hours)

Contact Info

Town of High PrairieGoogle-Maps-icon
4806 - 53 Avenue, Box 179
High Prairie, Alberta, T0G 1E0
Town Office: (780) 523-3388
Fax: (780) 523-5930
24 Hour Emergency: (780) 523 7620

Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday – Closed
Closed on all Civic Holidays