Emergency Management

Emergency Preparedness

In all emergencies, dial 911

Major emergencies or disasters can happen anywhere, any time, or any place. Although we may not be able to avoid an occurrence, we can be prepared.  The Town of Olds has an Emergency Management Team, comprised of the Olds Fire Department, Olds RCMP Detachment, Emergency Health Services, Municipal Enforcement, Town of Olds Administration staff, and Mutual Aid partners. The Town of Olds has an Emergency Response Plan in place and is a member of the Mountain View Regional Emergency Management Agency.

Town of Olds Emergency Management

Phone: 403-556-6981
E-mailEmergency Management 

What We Do

  • Train regularly throughout the year;
  • Plan for an emergency;
  • Respond to an emergency;
  • Educate;
  • Work with businesses in the community;
  • Ensure the safety of residents and visitors to the Town of Olds.

Keeping Yourself Informed

Alberta Emergency Alerts

The Town of Olds uses  Alberta Emergency Alerts to notify people when a disaster or emergency is occurring. Signing up to receive this information directly will ensure you are better informed about possible potential risk to your health, safety, or community. Tune into local radio stations 96.5 CKFM and Rock 104.5 for additional emergency information.

Social Media Updates

The Town of Olds Facebook social media stream is our primary notification for any emergencies that may arrise. Ensure you "like us on Facebook" to receive important municipal information and updates.

Information Line

If needed, the Town of Olds has the ability to set up a 24-hour call centre and information line: 403-556-6981.  

Preparing For An Emergency

During an emergency, your first responsibility is to yourself and your family. When disaster strikes, you may not be able to rely on normal services and infrastructure, which may be disrupted temporarily or on a large scale. You may have to look after yourself for an extended period of time.

No community is equipped to handle all the demands of a catastrophe. Make a plan for what your family will do and have a 72-hour kit , with enough non-perishable food, water, medication, warm clothing ,and comfort items for all family members. 

Useful Emergency Information Links and Apps