Rural Municipality of West St. Paul

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West St. Paul
Rural municipality
West St. Paul is located in Manitoba
West St. Paul
West St. Paul
Location within Manitoba
Coordinates: 50°00′43″N 97°06′54″W / 50.01194°N 97.11500°W / 50.01194; -97.11500Coordinates: 50°00′43″N 97°06′54″W / 50.01194°N 97.11500°W / 50.01194; -97.11500
Country Canada
Province Manitoba
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 4,932

West St. Paul is a rural municipality in Manitoba, Canada. It lies adjacent to the north side of Winnipeg, and directly west of the Red River. It is part of the Winnipeg Capital Region, and had a population of 4,932 at the 2011 census. It contains the communities of Middlechurch, the larger and where the municipal hall is located, and Rivercrest.

Fire Department[edit]

The West St. Paul Fire Dept. is a paid-on-call department, meaning firefighters are paid only for the emergency calls and training that they attend. The West St. Paul Fire Dept. is not a full-time fire department. The dept.'s fire coverage area encompasses the entire municipality of West St. Paul which covers 87.66 square kilometers. The department responds to a variety of emergency situations including but not limited to fire response, medical response, motor vehicle collisions, Carbon Monoxide alarms, downed power lines and water rescue response. The department responded to a a total of 264 calls for service in 2013.

The West St. Paul Fire Department's current organizational structure consists of 1 Fire Chief, 1 Deputy Fire Chief, 3 Captains, 2 Lieutenants, 1 training officer and 18 firefighters. The department has 26 total members.

The department currently has 6 vehicles and 1 boat it uses to respond to calls for service including 2 pumper engines, 2 water tankers, 1 rescue/command truck, 1 squad and 1 zodiac boat for water rescue response.

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