The Hanna Fire Department is a team of approximately 28 dedicated men and women who volunteer countless hours of their time to take courses, practice and respond to emergency situations in Hanna & Special Areas, under the leadership of the part-time Fire Chief, David Mohl.
The fire department was established in 1912 and is currently governed by the Town of Hanna Bylaw #653. It is the mission of the fire department to respond to and mitigate emergencies within the Town of Hanna and in accordance with the contractual agreements for mutual aid from surrounding municipalities and industries.
Some of the emergencies that the fire department may be asked to respond to are:
- Incidents involving fire, including structures, grassland, or vehicles
- Entrapment of persons
- Unplanned releases of hazardous materials-Motor vehicle incidents
- RCMP or Medical assistance
- It is also the aim of the Fire Department to provide for the prevention of emergencies and education of the general public to ensure their safety.
Any adult that is interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter may contact the Fire Chief or download the application form.
Volunteer Fire Fighter
Applications are always open for the Hanna Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Hall & Training Centre
Address: 405 Fox Lake Trail East
Phone Number: 403-854-4573
Emergency Phone Number: 911
The dedicated men and women who volunteer countless hours of their time to train, practice, and respond to emergencies in Hanna and surrounding areas have a facility that provides:
- 10 vehicle bays to house Town and Special Areas emergency vehicles including pumpers, tankers, a personnel carrier, command truck, livestock incident response trailer, and environmental response trailer.
- Kitchen and classroom facilities to allow for local and regional training operations and debriefing sessions
- Adequate washroom and shower facilities for male and female firefighters.
- Storage and workspace areas
- A fitness room with equipment and
- A Museum area to showcase fire department memorabilia including the 1928 LaFrance and 1960 IHC fire engines.
Address: 104 3rd Avenue West
Administrative Office: 403-854-3393
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
24hr Dispatch: 403-854-3391 (To report an accident or compliant)
The Hanna Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police currently employs a staff of seven regular Members, two Detachment Services Assistants, and ten on-call guards/matrons.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police detachment at Hanna borders on six other RCMP detachments. They are as follows: Brooks, Drumheller, Stettler, Coronation, Consort, and Oyen.
The detachment covers an area of approximately 7,200 kilometers/square including two major highways and several secondary highways and side roads. Highway 9 is a major transportation route between Calgary and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and the Hanna detachment covers the area from just west of Craigmyle to Highway 884, east of Youngstown. The second major highway covered by the Hanna detachment is Highway 36, from the south intersection of Highway 561 and the north intersection of Highway 586. Highway 36 is a major north/south route serving eastern Alberta from the USA border to Lac La Biche in the north; much of the vehicular traffic on Highway 36 involves the north and south travel to and from Edmonton.
The Hanna RCMP detachment provides service to the residents of several towns, villages, and hamlets. They include, in alphabetical order: Craigmyle, Endiang, Finnegan, Hanna, Pollockville, Richdale, Scapa, Scotfield, Sheerness, Stanmore, Sunnynook, Youngstown, and Watts.
The total population of the area policed by the detachment is approximately 6,000 people
For more information about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, please visit their website.
Hanna Rural Crime Map
The Hanna Crime Map is a tool provided and managed by the Alberta RCMP which enables citizens, to access current and verified information regarding criminal incidents. The RCMP hope that the map will encourage citizens to develop sound crime prevention habits for their families and communities, and encourage citizens to report suspicious activities.
About the Map:
- Focuses on theft from a vehicle, break and enter, theft over/under $5000, and mischief.
- Updated every weekday and crime incidents display on the map for 14 days.
- In the interest of privacy, the icons are not placed at the exact location of the crime but are placed at nearby intersections or roads.
- Zoom in or out by using the +/- icons to view the Special Areas or different areas of the Province.
- Questions or concerns should be directed to the local detachment.