Local News

Fire destroys County business and home

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe remains of a Sturgeon County business were being demolished Tuesday afternoon after a fire ripped through A’bl Auto Electric Tuesday morning.

Sturgeon County Deputy Fire Chief Steve Douglas said the call came in from the homeowner around 7:20 a.m. Nov. 3 and 55317 Range Road 254. […]

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RCMP investigating multi-vehicle collision

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – Morinville RCMP were called around 3:15 p.m. Monday afternoon to a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 2, approximately 4 kilometres north of Morinville. Morinville and Sturgeon County Fire and Rescue and Alberta Health EMS were called to the scene… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: An appreciation to our firefighters

Reading Time: 1 minuteA car crashes into another at the corner of Cardiff Road and Highway 2. Within minutes they are there to get the collision victims out of the wrecked vehicles and en route to hospital. A church burns in the night and they are risen from their beds… […]

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Joint training centre on horizon for Morinville Fire Department

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council has given thumbs up on the first step necessary to establish a Fire Training Facility on East Boundary Road. Councillors voted unanimously Tuesday night in favour of allowing the Morinville Fire Department to enter into a joint use agreement with their St. Albert counterparts. Both departments will contribute equally towards the estimated $25,000 for the first two phases of the project… […]

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Local News

County fire crews have busy spring

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinvillenews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – It was a busy spring for Sturgeon County firefighters. Crews responded to 78 emergency calls between Apr. 25 and June 8. Of that number, 51 were due to wild land fires, grass fires, re-kindles from previous controlled burns and downed power lines… […]

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Local News

Fire quickly contained at seed cleaning plant [video / photos]

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A potentially dangerous and damaging situation was quickly contained by the Morinville Fire Department Thursday night. Morinville, Sturgeon County and Legal fire crews responded to a fire call at the Morinville Seed Cleaning Plant shortly after supper time.

Morinville’s Deputy Chief of Operations (DCO), Ken Thiemann, said the department received a call that there were flames on top of the building from the plant manager… […]

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Local News

Fire destroys home outside Legal

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com staff

Sturgeon County – A late afternoon fire destroyed a Sturgeon County home Monday. The Legal Fire Department was called to a fire in the Range Road 260 / Township Road 575 area at approximately 4:13 p.m. Oct. 4 … […]

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Local News

County to introduce new burning bylaw

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – A new bylaw that would send less firefighters out to warn residents about their unsafe burning habits and give peace officers more tools to fine those who regularly break the rules unanimously passed first and second reading during the July 13 Sturgeon County Council meeting.

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