A $500.00 call-out fee is levied for all fires occurring within the County of Minburn. Additional charges may be incurred for the use of additional supplies such as fire fighting foam. These charges are billed directly to the landowner. The $500.00 call-out fee applies regardless of how many hours fire crews are on scene.
A different schedule of fees pertains if a fire occurs to a motor vehicle while on Primary, Secondary or Country roads. These fees also apply for response to a motor vehicle collision where fire crews are required for scene control and extrication. This fee schedule is based on provincial rates as determined by Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation and is currently set at $615.00 per large truck per hour and $185.00 per small truck per hour.
Fees for false alarms and penalties for unauthorized burning will be issued.
Fees are as follows: