Fire Fighting in Canada

In conversation with the 2020 CAFC Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year

November 2, 2020 
By FFIC Staff

Randy Schroeder, fire chief of the Town of Mayerthorpe Fire Department in Alberta, earned the 2020 Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year at the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs and the Fire Underwriters Survey of Canada Fire Rescue Canada’s 2020 Celebration of Excellence. Chief Schroeder, who also serves as President of the Alberta Fire Chiefs Association and as fire chief for Lac Ste. Anne County on top of his role of chief in Mayerthorpe, was recognized for leadership and involvement in promoting, supporting and facilitating fire protection mandates in his community. He joins podcast host Chief Tom DeSorcy for a conversation about his career trajectory, successes and challenges he’s experienced within the volunteer fire sector and what he expects is to come.



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