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Alberta wildfires

Fort McMurray and a number of other communities are under mandatory evacuation orders. A provincial state of emergency has been declared.

Updates will be posted regularly on our emergency page.

Alberta Emergency Alerts | GoA Info Line 310-4455 open 7am-10pm

Office of the Fire Commissioner

  • About the Office of the Fire Commissioner
  • Search and Rescue


The Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC) is the provincial body responsible for the general oversight of the fire rescue and search and rescue portion of Alberta's public safety system. Learn more about the OFC here.



A fire ban is in effect for portions of northern and central Alberta. The fire ban applies to Alberta’s Forest Protection Area in northern and central Alberta and all counties.

OFC Fire Services Certification Application Forms

  • Candidates
  • Training Hosts
  • Proctors
  • Evaluators

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