Information for Alberta Wildfire Evacuees
INFORMATION FOR EVACUEES OF THE FORT MCMURRAY AND
OTHER ALBERTA WILDFIRES
Updated May 11, 2016 at 5:30pm
INFORMATION FOR EVACUEES OF THE FORT MCMURRAY AND OTHER ALBERTA WILDFIRES
Press release May 4, 2016 6pm
Town of Vegreville Press Release - May 4, 2016 - Updated 6:00pm
At their Legislative Committee Meeting today, Town Council
approved the release of trained personnel in the event that deployment is
requested by the Provincial Operations Centre (POC).
The Town of Vegreville Fire Department has deployed 5 fire
fighters to assist with the Ft McMurray fire relief as requested by the POC. No
fire equipment has been requested at this time.
On behalf of Administration and Town Council, we are very
proud and wish to thank our 5 local fire fighters, who have generously offered
to provide their assistance. Along with their families, we pray all will return
A list of the trained Emergency Social Services (FCSS)
personnel and their availability has been provided to the FCSS Association of
coordination of a Reception Centre in Vegreville for displaced residents from
Ft McMurray is planned at this time. The situation is being monitored by the
appropriate representatives of the Town of Vegreville.
If any local residents wish to offer independent assistance
in any way, please inquire through the Alberta Emergency Management Association
Website at www.aema.alberta.ca.
Press Release May 4, 2016
Press Release -Fort McMurray Fires
Town of Vegreville May 4, 2016
Vegreville Fire Department has a truck, equipment and
trained crew registered with the Provincial Operations Centre, in the event our
services are required.
The Provincial Association for Family Community Support
Services is coordinating trained disaster social services staff which will be
registered with the Provincial Operations Centre. Vegreville will coordinate our FCSS staff
with the Provincial Association for Family Community Support Services.
At this time, cash donations are the preferred method
through Canadian Red Cross/Alberta Fires Appeal. Donations can be made at www.redcross.ca
Alberta Emergency Management has confirmed that the
Provincial Operations Centre is not requesting nor accepting donations at this
Vegreville Events 2016
Check out this brochure and more at our Visitor Information Centre at the Elks/Kinsmens Park. Open now Tuesday/Wed/ Thurs 8 am - 4 pm Friday and Saturay 830 - 5 pm.
The Vegreville Visitor Information Centre has a great variety of information for the entire province and more. Stop by and say hi to our staff and they will be happy to assist you.