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Fire Department

The Fire Department is a branch of Vegreville Emergency Services under the management of Fire Chief Phil Rowe. We have 50 volunteer members, including regular firefighters and Jr. firefighters. We guide our day to day operations by the Mission, Vision and Core Values below.

In 1909 the Vegreville Fire Department was formed to provide fire services to the Town of Vegreville and has maintained a strong tie to the community ever since.  The VFD is rich in history and pride.  We are highly trained and skilled members of the public, dedicated to community service.  We believe in honor, trust and integrity.  The community trusts and believes in us.

Mission
We are a highly skilled Emergency Services Team protecting life, property and the environment; ensuring the safety and well-being of the citizens of Vegreville and surrounding region. 

Vision
In 2020 the citizens of this diverse and ever-expanding region are confident the protection of life, property and environmental needs are met by Vegreville's Model Emergency Services Team.

Core Values 
Vegreville Emergency Services believes:

  • That an inclusive community can be realized through mutual respect
  • That individual and collective integrity are the cornerstones in a solid foundation of community confidence in our abilities
  • That compassion is the foremost human quality driving our response efforts
  • That the foundation of our organization is the trust we have in ourselves and others
  • That professionalism is the key to building a strong and unified team

Public Education

The Public Education and Fire Prevention Branch of Vegreville Emergency Services operates out of Station #1, 5100-60 Street, and consists of a Public Education Captain and 12 Safety Codes Officers.

We offer:

  • Fire and Life Safety education to schools, businesses, seniors and general public home inspection
  • Fire inspection services for business license purposes
  • Home and business fire planning education
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • "After the Fire" guidance

 We can be reached during normal office hours at 780.632.2254 or via email at [email protected] .

Fire Safety Fact Sheets 

Babysitters' Guide to Fire Safety

Fire Safety for Seniors

Farm Safety

Fire Escape Planning for Apartments

Fire Department Staff