The Didsbury Fire Department (DFD) is located at 2700 - 19 Street. Members are on-call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- fire suppression (structural, vehicle and wild-land)
- assisting Alberta Health Services with medical calls (first and/or
- responding to and investigating alarm bell calls (fire and carbon monoxide alarms)
- motor vehicle collisions,
- providing mutual aid to our neighboring municipalities
JOIN THE DIDSBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT!
The DFD is continually looking for new applications and individuals who are interested in serving the Town of Didsbury and surrounding Mountain View County.
Interested applicants should be physically fit, and should be willing and able to attend calls at all times of day or night. No previous training is required, although First Aid/CPR and any other related safety courses are an asset.
The DFD has a Recruit Training Program that will provide you with the necessary skills prior to issuing you a pager.
The DFD holds a recruitment drive once or twice per year, depending on number of interested applicants. However, applications are accepted throughout the year with training running as required, based on numbers of new recruits.
Applications can be picked up at the Town Office or can be downloaded here. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Town Office during regular business hours, or submitted electronically to didsburyfiredepartment@
The Didsbury Fire Department's Fire Cadet program is sponsored by Atco and was created to give students in grade 12 an opportunity to explore future career paths. It is a great chance for students seeking to learn more about the emergency services, including EMS, Police, and Fire.
Fire Cadets go through the same recruit training program that members go through and, upon graduating from high school and turning 18, the students will receive a pager and will be able to respond to emergencies.
The requirements to apply to become a Fire Cadet:
- Be a grade 12 student
- Be available to take part in Wednesday training nights for hands-on practice at the Didsbury Fire Station