Services Provided


Firefighting is one of Buckland Fire & Rescue’s main services that they provide. The firefighters are continuously training and upgrading the firefighting equipment making sure they have the proper knowledge and reliable equipment to be able to perform their duties in a safe effective manner.

Structure Fires – There is a wide range of structures within the Rural Municipality of Buckland that Buckland Fire & Rescue may have to respond to if the need arises. There are residential dwellings, schools, community recreation facilities and halls, group homes, livestock barns, elevators, commercial business’s & large industrial businesses to name a few.

Wildland Fires – These types of fires are any fire on lands covered wholly or in part by timber, brush, grass, grain, or other flammable vegetation. The Rural Municipality encompasses approximately 40,000 acres of the Nisbet Provincial Forest, the Shell, Little Red and Garden Rivers, and a large range of farm land. During the dry, windy seasons Buckland Fire & Rescue has to be prepared to respond to these types of fires as they can spread rapidly too many of the surrounding structures within the Municipality.

Motor Vehicle Fires –Vehicle fires are fires that involve any types of motor vehicle. There is a wide range of vehicles that travel within the Rural Municipality of Buckland they can range from sport utility vehicles, cars & half ton trucks, school buses, transport tractor trailers, farm machinery and forestry equipment. The firefighters need to be careful while attending vehicle fires as they can be dangerous due to the toxic gases they produce while on fire, parts of the vehicle can also burst because of heat and shoot debris great distances, and some vehicles may also be transporting hazardous or flammable material.

It is very important that the firefighters are trained & provided with the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) to be able to perform their duties at all these types of fires and not be at risk of personal injury.

Vehicle Rescue (Extrication)

Vehicle Rescue is the other main service Buckland Fire & Rescue provides. They attend many motor vehicle accidents along the major highways and rural roadways within the Rural Municipality. To be able to perform extrications effectively the firefighters are constantly training and staying ahead of technology. Some of the specialized tools used in extrications are the spreaders; also known as “the Jaws”. This tool is used to spread open small openings to gain access to those whom are trapped. Another tool is the shears, these are basically a big pair of scissors that are used for cutting various metal objects. Many other tools used in extrications include extension rams, pneumatic air tools, high or low pressure air bags, and a variety of various hand tools.
Many of the motor vehicle accidents Buckland Fire & Rescue attend do not require extrications, but they do provided traffic control; directing traffic around the scene making sure it is safe for the victims, our firefighters, and other emergency personnel. Buckland Fire also cleans or contacts the proper haz-mat agency if any fluids or hazardous materials where spilled during an accident and they provide medical assistance when required.

To be able to properly train for motor vehicle extrication and to become efficient with all of the specialized tools Buckland Fire & Rescue is in need of vehicles to train on. If you have old vehicles that is of no use to you please contact Fire Chief Paul See at 306-940-9609. We would be willing to purchase at a fair price or would gladly accept donations as charitable donation receipts can be issued.

Mutual Aid Agreements

Buckland Fire & Rescue has signed Mutual Aid Agreements with the City of Prince Albert Fire Department, Lakeland Fire Department, Shellbrook Fire Department and Garden River Fire Department.