Emergency Services


The Wood Buffalo Detachment of the RCMP (The Fort McMurray Rural Unit) offers policing services to the Fort McKay community. As one of the largest geographical policing jurisdictions in Canada, the Detachment provides federal, provincial, and municipal law enforcement to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and Wood Buffalo National Park.

The Detachment is composed of five main departments: Community Policing/Victim Services, Plain Clothes Section, Police Dog Services, Forensic Identification Services, and Traffic Enforcement.

The Detachment leads to a variety of activities in the local community, including ATV Safety, Bicycle Helmet Safety, Impaired Driving presentations, D.A.R.E. presentations, Remembrance Day commemorations, Youth Floor Hockey Nights, Treaty Days, Carnival Days, and Community Clean-Up Days.

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

105 Paquette Drive (in Timberlea)

Contact information
Emergencies: 911
Non-Emergency Calls: (780) 788 4000
Switchboard: (780) 788 4040

Kirke Hopkins, Officer in Charge
Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment
105 Paquette Drive
Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0P5

Fire Services

The Fort McKay Fire Department is a non-profit organization consisting of over 16 members dedicated to ensuring the safety of the Fort McKay community and its surrounding areas. The Fire Department’s members are all volunteers.

Contact information
Mel Grandjamb, Fire Chief
Emergencies: 911
Phone: (780) 714 4411
Email: mel@fortmckayresources.com

Deputy Fire Chief: Ron Quintal
Deputy Fire Chief: Kathleen Faichney
Captain: James McIssac

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