Emergency Services

In Wainwright there are excellent protective services and information systems supporting the town in the event of emergencies. All emergency services can be reached through 9-1-1. Dispatch service is provided.

  • Fire / Police / Ambulance: 911
  • RCMP Detachment Office: (780) 842-4463
  • Hospital: (780) 842-3324

Ambulance Services – Alberta Health Services

Station Location: 712-1 Avenue, Wainwright, AB T9W 1C4
Emergency Phone: 911
Business Phone: (780) 842-6916
Fax: (780) 842-6503

Fire & Rescue Services – Wainwright Fire & Rescue Department

Fire Hall Address: 806 – 3 Avenue
Mailing Address: 1018 – 2 Avenue, Wainwright, Alberta T9W 1R1

Fire Chief Office
Aime Smyl, Fire Chief
1018 – 2 Avenue
Phone: (780) 842-3381 (Fire Chief)   Fax: (780) 842-2898
Emergency Phone: 911

Photo courtesy of Kelly Clemmer, Star News Wainwright

The Wainwright Fire & Rescue Department is a well-trained volunteer department comprised of 35 members who are responsible for the provision of fire protection services, fire prevention programs and rescue services.

These dedicated members of the Department respond to incidents twenty-four hours per day from their homes or work. Although classed as volunteers, these men and women are extensively trained through accredited instruction.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Department contact the Fire Chief. For your convenience, you can download a Wainwright Fire Rescue Department Application Form and Qualifications for Membership as an Adobe Acrobat PDF document. Please view this video for more information on Volunteer Firefighters

Useful Information

Police Services – Wainwright RCMP

826 – 3 Avenue, Wainwright, Alberta T9W 1R3

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8am to 4pm

Complaint Line: (780) 842-4461
General Inquiries/Administration Line: (780) 842-4463
Fax Line: (780) 842-5516

The Town of Wainwright contracts the RCMP to provide police services within our community. The Town provides the RCMP with the detachment building and clerical staff.

The RCMP’s mission is to preserve the peace, uphold the law and provide quality service through community based policing.

RCMP Recruiting
(780) 412-5488

Criminal Record – Requirements

  • Reside within the M.D. of Wainwright jurisdiction
  • Current photo ID
  • Alberta Health Care card or Birth Certificate
  • Volunteer must provide letter from organization stating this is a volunteer position

Motor Vehicle Collision – Reporting requirements

  • Full report with damage over $2000, damage sticker for under $2000
  • Driver must attend detachment
  • Required documents – drivers license, registration and insurance
  • Date, time, location and specific occurrence details must be provided

Phone Busters
Phone: (888) 495-8501

  • Scam types
  • Identity theft
  • Fraud

RCMP Gender and Sexual Orientation Based Harassment and Discrimination Class Action

Victim Services
Phone: (780) 842-4490

  • Crisis intervention
  • Information
  • Referral to other community agencies for further assistance