Welcome to Foothills County


Fire Department Mission Statement

Safeguard and Serve our Community

Vision Statement

One team working together


Teamwork, Integrity, Courage, Pride, Accountability, Compassion

Foothills Fire Bylaw 17, 2010 - pdf

Foothills County Fire Department Website

If you have an emergency, please call 911.


Large Burn Piles

Until further notice burn permits will not be issued for burns of large proportions.

Foothills Fire Board and Council are currently reviewing the permit and processes to make necessary changes to accommodate those who wish to burn large piles.

All open fires require a burning permit prior to lighting. Burning Permits

The only exceptions are fires that are contained fires totally covered with a screen mesh that prevents the escape of sparks or combustible materials. These fire pits or burn barrels must also have a non combustible apron around the perimeter of at least 24" or 61cm.

Failure to comply may result in Fire Response charges and a fine for non compliance.

FireSmart Your Home

Firefighters need your help. Use these tips to PREPARE your home and PROTECT your family and pets. BEWARE of accidentally starting a wildfire!

The Homeowners FireSmart Manual - pdf

Residential Recreational Fire Pit Guidelines for Hamlets

Click on image for printable version of residential recreational fire pit guidelines.

For further information, please contact the administrative offices at (403) 652-2341.

For information about wildfire: Alberta Sustainable Resource Development