Fire Prevention and Safety
Fire prevention and safety is an important component in reducing the risk and number for fires in the City of Leduc and surrounding region. Fire Prevention Officers work together with the community and its members to provide services, programs and education to support everyone in understanding and knowing how to be fire safe.
Fire prevention and safety focuses on:
Ensuring every building in the City of Leduc complies with the National Fire Code – Alberta Edition, Fire Prevention Officers carry out inspections of commercial and residential properties (by request), along with special events.
Before any proposed developments are built or new businesses open, fire safety plans are to be submitted for review and approval. Plans and permits ensure that you are prepared in an event of a fire or emergency.
Fire Prevention Officers, with proper documentation, may issue:
- Fireworks/Pyrotechnic permits
- Dangerous goods transportation
- Open air burning permits
- Occupant Load Certificates
- Fire Department Access Standards
- Fire Services Fee & Charges
- Mobile Food Truck - Fire Safety Requirements
- Open Air Fire Permit
- Open Air Burn Inspection Checklist
- Fireworks Bylaw
For construction sites and developments:
- Single Attached and Detached Homes
- Row Housing and Semi-Detached Homes
- Buildings Four Stories or Less
- Indoor Special Event Requirements
- Outdoor Event Safety Checklist
- Facility Comprehensive Fire Plan Template
- Event Comprehensive Fire Plan Template
To book an inspection or inquiries, call our Fire Prevention Officers at 780-980-8475
Fires always have a cause. Once flames are extinguished, fire investigators are called to determine the origin, cause and circumstance. Investigations use an array of technology, information and communication to help determine the cause of a fire.
A fire can be a life-changing event. If you require assistance, our Emergency Social Services can set you up with resources and help to get you and your family through this difficult time. Use the First 24 Hours After a Fire Loss to help guide you through the recovery process.
Education is vital factor when it comes to reducing the risks and number of fires. Your knowledge about fire safety can save lives and prevent injuries. Learn more about the programs and tips that can help you protect your friends and family from harm.