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Fort McMurray wildfires

Recovery efforts are underway. Residents are able to voluntarily return to Fort McMurray.

Re-entry updates are posted regularly on our emergency page | Call 310-4455 open Mon-Fri 8am to 6pm

A provincial state of emergency remains in effect.

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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