Fire Prevention and Safety Services





Safe and technically advanced First Nation communities



Providing and delivering enhanced technical services to improve the quality of life for our member First Nations



We demonstrate Respect, Commitment, Partnership, Trustworthiness, and Competence, practicing our Dene/Cree culture and traditional, sacred knowledge



TCVI Technical Services - Fire & Safety Services assists member First Nations in the establishment of their fire departments and fire safety services to their band members.


Fire Prevention & Safety Services include:


  • Development of Safety Plans, Policies and Codes in conjunction with the National and Alberta Fire Codes.
  • Training in fire and safety, and use of Band Fire Protection Equipment
  • Use and maintenance of safety equipment and resources;
  • Fire inspections of group homes, daycares, and other band buildings
  • Development of and organize joint training courses for the Nations
  • Conduct Fire investigation and prepare reports for member First Nations and their

Insurance companies

  • Establish home fire and safety inspections and awareness plans.
  • Fire Prevention and awareness campaigns and initiatives in conjunction with fire prevention week and other fire awareness activities {i.e. presentations on fire safety themes for schools, coordinate poster contests}
  • Meet with member First Nations Fire Chiefs on a regular basis to review and update fire department operations procedures
  • Coordinate a annual Fire Control Officer’s Committee Workshop


Our Fire Prevention & Safety program has provided many years of valuable expertise to our member First Nations.


Contact information:

Fire Prevention & Safety Coordinator – Don Padlesky

Phone: 780-645-4288 ext. 201

Cell:       780-614-1980

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