Emergency Services

Lamont County coordinates and maintains 9-1-1 emergency response services such as fire response services, ambulance services, and protective services. An emergency can be any type of incident where injury to people or property may occur. Examples of an emergency can be accidents with injuries, fires of any kind, medical emergencies, and any crime that is in progress.
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Fire Permit System

Lamont County Alert System 

Alberta Fire Bans

For your convenience, Lamont County uses an online fire permit request system. The Lamont County Alert System will issue emergency alerts for any event that is considered an immediate threat to the safety and well-being of some/all Lamont County residents.   To find out more information about fire bans in other parts of Alberta, click below. 
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FIRE RESTRICTION

A Fire Restriction has been issued for Lamont County effective April 15, 2021, at 4:00 PM. Fire hazard conditions have rapidly increased to the level where fires can start easily and grow quickly.

This Fire Restriction is in effect for all Lamont County rural areas including Hamlets.

This Fire Restriction:
  1. PROHIBITS the issuance of fire permits and the discharge of fireworks; and
  2. RESCINDS all previously approved fire permits and fireworks discharge permits; and
  3. ALLOWS safe fires in burning barrels provided they are equipped with metal mesh screens, located on a non-combustible surface a minimum of 3 meters from any combustible material including buildings; and
  4. ALLOWS fire pits contained with non-combustible material with a metal mesh screen, as well as charcoal briquette barbecues, propane/gas barbecue, and propane/gas fire pits.
All types must be supervised and extinguished before leaving unattended.

This Fire Restriction will continue until further notice. Fire Restrictions can escalate into Fire Bans with little notice; therefore, please check this site frequently for updates.

If you have any questions, please contact Lamont County Emergency Services at (780) 895-2233, ext. 236.
If you see a fire of any type, report it immediately by calling 911.