November 23, 2017

Move quickly to build air ambulance heliport at Fort McMurray hospital: report FORT MCMURRAY, AB. — A judge says air ambulance service in the oilsands region in northeast Alberta is hobbled because helicopters can’t land directly at the Fort McMurray hospital. A fatality inquiry report into the 2007 death of an oilsands worker recommends government officials …

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September 29, 2017

2017 FMFD Pancake Breakfast

The Local HERO Foundation was thrilled to be the recipient of the proceeds from this year’s raffle ticket sales at the annual Pancake Breakfast at Hall 1 on Sept 9th.  The prize of a helicopter city tour courtesy of Phoenix Heli-Flight brought in $790.00.  Thank …

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January 17, 2017

East Coast Lobster Party w/ Chef Michael Smith

In support of the Local H.E.R.O. FoundationFeaturing Chef Michael Smith The Local H.E.R.O. Foundation is proud to present its inaugural East Coast Lobster Party, a fundraiser to help keep HERO 1 in the air and saving lives. The Foundation funds the only Fort McMurray based …

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January 19, 2016

HERO1 Landing at Fire Hall 1

Transferring a critical patient to an ambulance at Fort McMurray Fire Hall 1. Without a hospital helipad this is the closest we are able to land to the hospital when a patient is in critical condition.

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June 24, 2015

RMWB Funding Continued

Local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (H.E.R.O.) Foundation receives continued Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council support(Fort McMurray, AB – June 24, 2015) Tuesday night the RMWB Council voted unanimously to again enter into a grant funding agreement, with two semi-annual disbursements of $750,000 to the …

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