Charged - A distracted driving charge was laid following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11A about three kilometres east of Sylvan Lake last Friday morning. RCMP say both vehicles involved were heading westbound when the one in front slowed to turn left and was hit by the vehicle behind. Several people were taken to hospital with unspecified injuries.

Alarms, collisions, variety of other calls

Following are calls responded to by Sylvan Lake’s volunteer firefighters, during the past three weeks, since July 1st.

Following are calls responded to by Sylvan Lake’s volunteer firefighters, during the past three weeks, since July 1st.

Tuesday, July 1st – 12:02 p.m. – alarm, no fire, 50th Street.

Wednesday, July 2nd – 12:58 a.m. – medical assistance, Fern Crescent.

Wednesday, July 2nd – 5:09 p.m. – alarm, no fire, Fern Close.

Thursday, July 3 – 8:59 p.m. – public hazard, power line, Perry Drive.

Friday, July 4 – 3:22 a.m. – medical assistance, Red Deer County.

Monday, July 7 – 7:31 a.m. – structure fire, Lacombe County.

Monday, July 7 – 2:25 p.m. – alarm, no fire, 47A Avenue.

Monday, July 7 – 8:10 p.m. – structure fire, Westin Place.

Tuesday, July 8 – 9:17 a.m. – motor vehicle collision, Red Deer County.

Thursday, July 10 – 10:32 p.m. – motor vehicle collision, Highway 11A and Range Road 12.

Sunday, July 13 – 2:28 a.m. – alarm, no fire, 50th Avenue.

Monday, July 14 – 1:24 a.m. – vehicle fire, Red Deer County.

Monday, July 14 – 8:58 a.m. – public hazard, fuel spill, Bowman Circle.

Monday, July 14 – 5:21 p.m. – motor vehicle collision, Hewlett Park Landing.

Wednesday, July 16 – 8:14 p.m. – motor vehicle collision, Highway 11.

Friday, July 18 – 10:17 a.m. – motor vehicle collision, Highway 11A and Range Road 10.

Sunday, July 20 – 11:30 a.m. – alarm, no fire, Fieldstone Way.

Sunday, July 20 – 5:10 p.m. – alarm, no fire, Old Boomer Road.

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