• Lorna Hamilton

County Of Vermilion River Protective Services Update


Clandonald and Dewberry Fire & Rescue attending a vehicle fire. Photo submitted

The County of Vermilion River Protective Services was busy for the month of May as Firefighters responded to 56 calls for service within the County boundaries; these numbers do not reflect other calls that were received within the Town of Vermilion, or the Villages of Kitscoty, Marwayne and Paradise Valley.

So far in the month of June according to the County of Vermilion Protective Services Facebook page services were required for numerous fire calls, Medical calls and Rescue calls.

The fire calls included:

A fire call came in involving hay bales in Paradise Valley when lightning struck. Paradise Valley Fire Chief Dobson worked with the property owner and it was decided to control the burn and mitigate the spread while letting the pile burn down before cooling the remnants.