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Provincial Warehouse and Service Centre

The Provincial Warehouse Section of the Forestry and Emergency Response Division provides fire equipment management and other support services for Alberta Agriculture and Forestry through four administrative areas:

Warehouse Administration

This area provides purchasing coordination and services for the department with a priority on purchasing equipment and supplies required for wildfire suppression. This area also provides administrative, inventory management system administration, payroll, financial, receptionist and facility maintenance coordination services for the section.

Mechanical Services

The mechanical services section repairs, tests and certifies powered equipment for the Forestry and Emergency Response Division. This section also man’s mobile equipment repair trailers during emergency situations. In addition, the mechanics also assist in providing training to Wildfire Management Branch staff on the use of powered equipment such as tower generators, fire pumps etc.

Refurbishing Services

This area refurbishes non-powered fire equipment and materials for the Forestry and Emergency Response Division. It sorts, cleans, repairs and repackages all equipment, tools, materials and supplies used in fire suppression activities. This area creates specific equipment items that are not available commercially and it also administers the provincial contract for hose refurbishing.

Warehouse Services

This area provides fire equipment management services for Forestry and Emergency Response Division:

  • Kitting equipment used for wildfire suppression
  • Receiving, storing and distributing of fire equipment and supplies.

Staff provides equipment brokering services for moving fire equipment between field locations. They also provide warehousing and distribution services for other divisions within the department as well as the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Branch of the Solicitor General and Public Security Department. In addition, this section is responsible for the storage and distribution of the uniform parts for Department staff.

The Warehouse and Service Centre is located at:
10725 - 120 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5G 0S8

Contact Information

Telephone: (780) 427-6822
Fax: (780) 422-0174
warehouse.services@gov.ab.ca 


Updated: Jan 20, 2014