The following personal and property protective services are provided:
Kamsack Fire Department
Fire Chief Ken Thompson, call 542-2155 to leave a message.
22 volunteer member fire department with NFPA certified firefighters, two NFPA Level 2 firefighter instructors, two NFPA Level 1 firefighters instructors. The department operates three combination pumpers and a light duty rescue vehicle.
The James Rudd Memorial Fire Hall was officially opened on Saturday,
June 14, 2014 by his widow Erla Rudd and their children Earl and Roberta.
The hall was built as a replacement for the original Kamsack Fire Hall that
was located next to the Town Office, which was built in 1947 and was
incapable of housing the fire and rescue vehicles owned by the Fire
Department. The new fire hall is home to state of the art facilities and has
room to house a fire school for future firefighters. The fire department
covers emergencies within the Town of Kamsack, Veregin, Madge Lake,
the RM of Cote, Cote First Nations and the Village of Togo.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
305 Queen Elizabeth Blvd. West
The police force operates a 22-member detachment.
Duck Mountain Ambulance Care
304 Queen Elizabeth Blvd. E.
The ambulance service has a 17 full-time and part-time staff, and provides advance life support paramedic service.
STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service)
Air Ambulance Service operates from the airport.
Most emergencies do not come with a warning siren. During the event of a possible emergency that CAN be predicted how do you know when to seek shelter for protection or stay safe? If you are new to the Town of Kamsack or a long-time resident, sure enough, you have heard a siren sounding every Wednesday at 12pm for 30 seconds. This siren is a warning system the Town of Kamsack has in place to keep the residents of Kamsack safe during an emergency. This siren is TESTED every week to ensure it is in top working order, if you hear this siren throughout the town other than on the test date for the specific length of time, this means there is danger and a possible emergency. You MUST take shelter immediately and await further instructions from Town officials.
Emergency Measures Organization is operated by the town. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. If a disaster happens in our community, it may take emergency workers some time to get to you as they help those in desperate need. By taking a few simple steps today, you can become better prepared to face a range of emergencies anytime and anywhere. The basic steps outlined in the Emergency Preparedness Guide will help you during an emergency. This free booklet is available at the Kamsack Town Office or by calling toll free to 1-800-622-6232.
Parkland Victims Services Inc.
Victims Services 24-hour phone line: 306-542-5577
For general information call 306-542-5560
Volunteers are always welcome, please call.
Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP)
The Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) helps residents, small businesses, agricultural operations, First Nations, non-profit organizations and communities recover from natural disasters, including flooding, tornadoes, plow winds and other disasters caused by severe weather. PDAP may help cover the cost of uninsurable essential losses, cleanup, repairs and temporary relocation.
For more information please visit their website by clicking here.
Further information is available by clicking on the following PDAP links...
Saskatchewan Alert System
The Saskatchewan Alert (SaskAlert) system regularly sends out test alerts to make sure that the system is working correctly, the following link will tell you when the next alerts are planned.
2018's tests will take place at 1:55 on March 21, May 9, June 20, September 19 & December 19.
In accordance with Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Broadcasting Order 2009-340, issued June 11, 2009 and Broadcasting Order 2009-340-1, issued January 24, 2012, Pelmorex Communications Inc. (Pelmorex) has established a National Alert Aggregation & Dissemination System (NAAD System), assisted by a Governance Council of public and private stakeholders.
The National Alert Aggregation & Dissemination System is one component of a broader national public alerting system. Pelmorex’s NAAD System collects public safety messages from authorized government authorities and distributes those messages by satellite and through the internet to broadcasting undertakings such as radio and television stations, cable and satellite TV companies and other last mile distributors (LMDs). There is no charge by Pelmorex for these services.