SAFC MISSION & PURPOSE
The vision statement of the Saskatchewan Association of Fire Chiefs is that the SAFC continuously strives to be the voice and leadership for the Fire Service in the province of Saskatchewan.
The mission of the Saskatchewan Association of Fire Chiefs shall be to provide our member Fire and Emergency Service colleagues with information and education to better serve our communities; while maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards.
HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION
Click here to view Environment Canada’s factsheet regarding the upcoming prohibition on PFOS in AFFF fire fighting foams.
What Every Firefighter Should Know.
Firefighters are at risk of asbestos exposure because of its frequent use in older structures and its ability to linger in the air even after a fire has been extinguished. Click here for more information.
FIRE FIGHTERS WITHOUT BORDERS CANADA
Who Are We?: A dedicated group of firefighters and civilians who work to offer a “hand up” to our brother and sister firefighters in less developed countries. All FWB Canada members volunteer their time and energy to collect equipment, educate others about our organization and deliver training when deployed in-country.
Click here for more details about us and how to donate.
SaskPower recently developed an electrical safety video in partnership with the Canadian Electricity Association and other utilities across Canada.It describes common scenarios first responders may come across when responding to incidents involving electricity.
Click here to view the video.
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Reservations are now being accepted at the Delta Hotels Bessborough in Saskatoon for the 70th Annual SAFC Conference in Saskatoon! Use the link below to lock in a special reduced rate:
You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.
Saskatchewan Association of Fire Chiefs
Start Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020
End Date: Sunday, May 10, 2020
Last Day to Book: Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Delta Hotels Bessborough for 139 CAD - 149 CAD per night
Ackland and Sander Consulting is holding a Prevention and Investigation of Commercial Kitchen Fires seminar on 23-24 Mar 2020 at the Courtyard by Marriott Saskatoon Airport!
Click here for more information and to register!
Notice from Swift Current Fire Department
EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION: JANUARY 21, 2020
FIRE CHIEF DARREN MCCLELLAND
It is with deep regret that we officially notify staff of the passing of Chief Darren McClelland on January 20, 2020 at approximately 4:45pm.
The funeral service for Chief McClelland will be held at the Credit Union iplex on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 1400 hours.
For questions please contact:
Pete L’Heureux, Deputy Fire Chief
Swift Current Fire Department
Ryan Hunter, Deputy Fire Chief
Swift Current Fire Department
Click here to view the SGI 2020 Revised Fire Suppression & Vehicle Extrication Services Policy.