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Buckland Fire & Rescue


Fire Chief: Garry Schrader

Deputy Fire Chief: Chris Doucette

Battalion Chief: George Shand

Captains: Travis Turcotte, Lanette Ernst, George Bihune


  • Keray Wenzel, Chiarman
  • Ralph Boychuk, Vice Chairman
  • Leonard Youngwirth
  • Ken Litwin
  • Dave Hudak
  • Ron Hrynenko
  • Tammy Shynkaruk, Secretary/Treasurer

Call Before You Burn:

  • Call 306-922- FIRE (306-922-3473) if you are planning a controlled burn.
  • If you do not notify dispatch and Buckland Fire & Rescue is called to your property you will be charged for the call, whether you are a member or not.

If your fire will be more than 1m in diameter a BURN NOTIFICATION NUMBER IS REQUIRED from Sask Environment to burn within 4.5km of the Provincial Forest from April 1 to October 31.

Please call 1-800-667-9660 for more info.

Prince Albert, SK. S6V 5R3
Ph: 306-764-6865
Fax: 306-922-0084

Controlled Burn: 306-922-3473(FIRE)

Website: www.bucklandfire.com

Type of Department:

  • Volunteer, co-operative, non-profit, charitable organization
  • Partner in North Central Mutual Aid Association
  • We have approx. 25 volunteer firefighters who have access to a P-25 radio to respond if possible.
  • All firefighters & rescue units are equipped with a P-25 radio.

Services Provided:

  • Firefighting
  • Vehicle Rescue (Extrication)
  • Resources for – High Angle, Confined Space & Water Rescue
  • Preparations and resources for – Search & Rescue and Urban Search & Rescue


  • 3 engines, 4 tanker units, 1 semi tanker unit and 2 rescue units
  • 3 Technical Rescue Trailers, housing specialized rescue equipment
  • 3 Units with Highway Rescue Capabilities


  • Buckland Fire & Rescue operates as a co-operative
  • Members pay a one time share. This membership share is $30 for residential properties and $50 for commercial properties. A yearly levy is then applied to members to support operational costs.


  • Shares
    • $30.00 Residential
    • $50.00 Commercial
  • Levies
    • $125.00/yr/Residence
    • $200.00/yr/Commercial
  • If you have more than one residential dwelling on a property you need to purchase a membership share for every household on that property.

Non-Member Rates:

  • For those who choose not to become a member of our department or who do not pay their annual levy, or fail to report a controlled burn, our rates are as follow:
    • $800.00/truck/hr. (includes two men)
    • $45.00/extra man/hr.