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Kindersley Emergency Services

Calling 9-1-1 in Saskatchewan accesses all emergency services, including EMS, Fire, and RCMP. MD Ambulance, located in Saskatoon, dispatches all EMS calls in the Heartland Health Region.

Ambulance Services

Kindersley has access to a full-service Emergency Response Team, including ambulances, EMT’s, and more than 100 First Responders in the Heartland Health Region .

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are provided by professional health care workers and include initial assessment, treatment, stabilization, and transfer to appropriate care centres. Heartland Health Region provides EMS throughout the region with 27 emergency vehicles and approximately 130 staff comprised of full-time, part-time, and casual personnel, including:

  • Emergency Medical Responders (EMR)
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)
  • Emergency Medical Technicians – Advanced (EMT-A)
  • Emergency Medical Technicians – Paramedics (EMT-P)

Emergency Medical Services also includes community programs such as baby-sitting courses, car seat safety clinics, and drug/alcohol awareness programs.

Calling 9-1-1 in Saskatchewan accesses all emergency services, including EMS, Fire, and RCMP. MD Ambulance, located in Saskatoon, dispatches all EMS calls in the Heartland Health Region.

First Responders

Heartland Health Region has approximately 100 First Responders who represent the front-line volunteers in the Emergency Medical Services team. First Responders are local volunteers who maintain advanced First Aid and CPR training that prepares them to deal with traumatic physical injuries as well as serious medical emergencies until ambulances arrive on the scene. First Responders assess injuries and illnesses and initiate emergency treatments prior to the arrival of the ambulance. They work closely with EMS personnel to provide the public with prompt and efficient care in times of emergency.

For more information on becoming a First Responder, contact Krista Remeshylo, Director of Emergency Medical Services with Heartland Health Region at 306-948-3323, ext. 273 or krista.remeshylo@hrha.sk.ca .

Kindersley Fire Department

Responsibilities

The Kindersley Fire Department is a full-service volunteer department responsible for providing an efficient and effective delivery of fire, rescue, and life-safety emergency services. The Department consists of approximately 25 men and women, including the Fire Chief, two Deputy Chiefs, one Assistant to the Chief, three Captains, and four Lieutenants.

Eighty percent of Department members have obtained their qualifications as professional firefighters through the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.

The Fire Department also strives to improve the quality of life for Kindersley residents by providing public education and ongoing training for firefighters.

Goals

The primary goals of the Fire Department are to:

  • Reduce and prevent the loss of life and property damage
  • Quickly rescue trapped victims
  • Protect the environment from destruction

Message from the Fire Chief

Welcome to the Kindersley Fire Rescue website. We are here to serve Kindersley and area. Our mission is to provide the Town of Kindersley and surrounding area with information, education, and leadership to enhance their capabilities to protect citizens and their property from the devastation of fires, motor vehicle crashes and other emergencies.

The Kindersley Fire Department fulfills this mission through the mandate established in the Saskatchewan Fire Safety Act and The Municipal Fire Prevention Bylaw through:

a. Protection of life, environment and property against fire and other emergencies.
b. Administering and enforcing the Act and regulations within the area known as the Kindersley and District Fire Protection area.
c. Providing training in prevention to the public and training of fire service personnel to respond to emergencies.
d. Providing suppression at fires.
e. Investigating fires or causing to be investigated in order to ascertain cause,origin and circumstances of the fire.
f. Promotion and encouragement of fire prevention and the appropriate reactions to this and other situations through public education.
g. Advising and consulting with people and organizations on all aspects of fire safety.
h. Performing other duties as directed by the CAO.
i. Interacting with other emergency services and neighboring fire departments to create a higher level tiered response to major emergencies; and
j. Researching methods to improve fire suppression and prevention.

Fire Prevention and Safety Tips

Educating yourself about fire prevention is the first step toward ensuring the safety of you and your loved ones. Click on any of the following links for useful information provided by Fire Prevention Canada.

Related Bylaws

Contact

Ron Hope
Fire Chief
Email: firechief@kindersley.ca

107 6th Avenue East
Box 1269
Kindersley, SK S0L 1S0

Phone: (304) 463-4234
Fax: (306) 463-4577
Web: kindersleyfire.ca
Emergency: 911

Become a Firefighter

Kindersley Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

The Kindersley RCMP Detachment serves the community and surrounding region by protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws, and maintaining order. The detachment’s main goal is to contribute to the quality of life in west central Saskatchewan.

The detachment also manages offices in Kerrobert and Eston. Kindersley RCMP enforce the law within Kindersley and a one-hour radius of the town.

Goals

The main goal of the Kindersley RCMP Detachment is to create and maintain a safe, secure environment for all Kindersley and area citizens. We strive to accomplish this goal through proactive community programs designed to prevent crime as well as efficient, thorough investigations of crimes committed.

There may be occasions when office staff are not available during regular office hours. Calls will be automatically dispatched to the Sask RCMP Dispatch Centre.

Reporting Crimes to Police

People very often, and for various reasons, do not call the police about things that have happened to them or things they have seen. Unfortunately, keeping this information to yourself may adversely impact you later on, but it most certainly will have an adverse affect on the way of life in your community.

Click here to find out how your information helps the Kindersley RCMP Detachment.

Citizens on Patrol Program

With the assistance of dedicated volunteers, Kindersley RCMP Detachment is able to operate a Citizens on Patrol Program. Patrollers volunteer their time for several hours each month to drive around Kindersley and keep watch for any unusual or suspicious activity and report it to police. Anyone interested in becoming involved as a Citizen on Patrol can contact the Kindersley RCMP Detachment. Names of volunteers are not publicized.

View the Citizens on Patrol brochure.

Publications by the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers

If you are interested in reading about mental health awareness, drug or alcohol abuse, or domestic violence, click HERE to read their publications.

Contact

Staff: Sergent Ray Blais
RCMP S/Sgt

300th 8th Avenue West
Box 1538
Kindersley, SK S0L 1S0

Phone: (306) 463-4642
Eston: (306) 962-8530
Kerrobert: (306) 834-6550
Emergency: 911

See Also:

Sask Central Victim Services
Traumatic Events Response Team
West Central Crisis and Family Support Centre
Emergency Preparedness

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