Disaster Services

Local Disaster Plan

The Town of Hinton's Disaster Services Agency is responsible for planning for and responding to large-scale emergencies in Hinton requiring extraordinary coordination. The agency recommends that residents read and become familiar with the following:

During an Emergency

In the event of a major emergency, please stay indoors. Do not leave your property unless specifically instructed to do so. Listen to the following for information: 

  • Emergency management personnel going door to door (identified with name badges)
  • Local radio station (Boom 104.9 (CFHI-FM)
  • Police loud hailers

Monitor Alberta Emergency Alerts at: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-emergency-alert.aspx

If you do not have your own form of transportation, please familiarize yourself with the location of the nearest emergency gathering spot by reading the emergency brochure (PDF).