Emergency Services


Fire Ban Status

LETHBRIDGE COUNTY - NO FIRE BAN in effect as of May 16, 2016.

Lethbridge County has lifted the Fire Ban imposed on May 6, 2016.

Fire Permits are again being issued from our Lethbridge and Picture Butte Offices.

Check Alberta Firebans website (https://albertafirebans.ca) or the Lethbridge County website daily for any Fire Ban updates.

The County thanks citizens for their cooperation.

Functions & Links

  1. Emergency Services Department Overview
  2. Ambulance Services
  3. Dog Control Regulations & Report a Problem Form
  4. Burning Un-Harvested Crops
  5. Emergency Services Billing
  6. Emergency Service Zones
  7. Fire Bans - The Science Behind Fire Bans
  8. Fire Permits
  9. Fire & Smoke Regulations & Report a Problem Form
  10. Fireworks
  11. Joint Chiefs Committee (JCC)
  12. Regulatory Services
  13. Rural Living
  14. Commissioned Study on the Regionalization of Emergency Services & Emergency Management


Provide for the rescue and protection of people and property within the County through effective and efficient management and coordination of emergency service systems and resources.

Core Activities

Coordinate County emergency service systems in areas of mitigation, prevention, response and recovery.

Foster cooperation and regionalization of the County's emergency management systems and resources.


The Emergency Services Department is organized into five Management Divisions:

  1. Disaster Services
  2. Emergency Services
  3. Programs and Special Projects
  4. Fire Prevention, Investigation and Inspection
  5. Administration

Dial 911 for Ambulance - Fire - Police

The County contracts the City of Lethbridge Public Safety Communications Centre for 911 dispatch services.

911 calls are routed through the Telus 911 network.

Related Links

If you would like more information regarding Emergency Services for the County, please contact:

Darryl Beaton
Emergency Services Coordinator
dbeaton email

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