Emergency Services & Emergency Preparedness
FOR ALL EMERGENCIES, CALL 911
Please utilize the 911 number for emergencies only.
The County of Northern Lights is served via the Grande Prairie Fire Department Dispatch, which has real-time information on the location of medical emergency services for the efficient deployment of resources within the North Peace Country.
Health Link Alberta - a 24/7 nurse telephone advice and health information service centre, services to all of Alberta. You can call from anywhere in the province by dialling: 8-1-1.
Emergency Preparedness starts with you! Read below to learn about 72 Hour kits, the Alberta Emergency Alert system and more!
72 Hour Kits: In an emergency, you will need some basic supplies. You may need to get by without power or tap water. Be prepared to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours.
Alberta Emergency Alert: Disaster can occur anywhere, at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure you are prepared if a disaster occurs. Alberta Emergency Alerts are issued to assist you—providing you with critical information about an immediate disaster, where it is occurring and what action you need to take.
Wildfire: Did you know that approximately 8,000 wildfires occur in Canada each year and that human-caused fires make up 55% of all fires? Learn more about fire behaviour, fire bans and advisories on the Alberta Wildfire website.
FireSmart: Want to learn how to make your home FireSmart? You can assess your home and yard through the structure and site hazard assessment form and the area assessment form.