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Vulcan County is policed by the RCMP and there is a general duty RCMP unit in the Vulcan RCMP Detachment located at 410 – 1 Street N
Phone: (403) 485-2267

Fire Response

Each community within the county has a fully-staffed volunteer fire department.

The Town of Vulcan – Fire Station 18

The Town of Vulcan has a volunteer fire department that is comprised of a Fire Chief, one Deputy Fire Chief, five Captains and 14 firefighters. In addition to providing fire protection and medical first response for the community, the department operates the Rescue Unit for the Vulcan and District Emergency Services Society and carries out commercial fire inspections and participates in a junior firefighter program. Vulcan Fire Department (station 18) was created in the early 1950’s. The Vulcan Fire Department started out with a 1929 Ford Fire truck as its town unit. In 1961 the Rural Fire Coop was formed. They purchased their own truck and to this date still provide protection to the Vulcan rural area. Vulcan Fire department now provides fire protection, and Medical first response to our district. Vulcan Fire Department also operates the Rescue unit for Vulcan and District Emergency Services Society, responding to all motor vehicle collisions that occur within the county of Vulcan.

Contact: Aaron Grant, Fire Chief
Phone: (403) 485-1855

Arrowwood – Fire Station 16

The village of Arrowwood’s volunteer fire department is a member of the Northwest Fire Protection Association. NorthWest Fire Protection Association was created in 1976. It consists of directors from all regions of our fire service area. We are stationed and manned in Arrowwood AB. Our service area is approximately 330 square miles.

Contact: Bill Graf –Fire Chief
Phone: 403-534-3747 or 403-619-0057

Milo and District – Fire Station 17

The Milo Fire Department was established in 1960 and currently consists of a 30 member volunteer brigade as well as a seven person emergency first response team.

Contact: Byron Thompson -Fire Chief
Phone: 403-485-1334

Lomond – Fire Station 19

Lomond has 18 members in their volunteer fire department.
Contact: Brayden Shepard – Fire Chief
Phone Number 403-793-3352

Champion – Fire Station 20

Champion Fire Department was established in 1941, and is going strong today.

Contact: Wayne Tompkins- Fire Chief
Phone: 403-715-8187

Carmangay – Fire Station 21

The Carmangay Fire Department has been in operation since the 1950’s.  A pump truck was purchased in 2004 and a new fire hall was built in 2009. They have a pumper truck and response unit.

Contact: Sue Dahl – Fire Chief
Phone: 403-892-8277

Vulcan Health Centre

The Vulcan Community Health Centre is a 24-hour facility with eight active beds, 15 long-term care beds, fully-equipped modern lab, D-level radiology and modern emergency care area. The facility has an occupational therapist, mental health worker, social worker and palliative care. Health services also include a dentist, chiropractor, optometrist, podiatrist and hearing aid service. The hospital is also home to a public health centre and family medical clinic.

610 Elizabeth St S, Vulcan AB
Phone: (403) 485-3333

The Vulcan County Health & Wellness Foundation (VCH&WF) has three primary goals:

  • To provide the resources to support the Vulcan Community Health Centre.
    • Keeping our Vulcan Community Health Centre viable and sustainable is one of our top priorities.
    • Every dollar donated to the VCH&WF stays in Vulcan County and will be used to provide the highest quality of health care possible to all citizens living in the County.
  • To develop, promote, and deliver health and wellness programs that service all of the citizens living in Vulcan County.
  • To provide bursaries for the professional healthcare workers in our community allowing them to continue their education and/or take courses in specialized areas.