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Service Fort McMurray Can Count On

ATCO crews working to restore services.Communities around the world count on us to provide safe, reliable electricity and natural gas for their homes and businesses.  We take pride in being their trusted provider and we’re committed to keeping their towns, homes, offices and warehouses energized.

When sudden emergencies impact our operations, we spring into action to ensure the safety of our customers and restore service as quickly as we can.

Last year, when fire engulfed the community of Fort McMurray, we lost equipment critical to our electricity and natural gas systems. Through the dedication of our people, we quickly rebuilt our infrastrucutre so residents could return home.

Over the last year, our crews have continued to repair damaged electrical infrastructure and safely connect new homes to our natural gas system to help the community rebuild and move forward. ATCO crews

We’ve also stepped up to provide temporary structures so that businesses like the local golf course could re-open and some of the normalcies of life could resume.

It’s been a difficult year for the community of Fort McMurray, but great progress is being made to restore the city to the vibrant hub of activity it once was.

Our company and our people are committed to helping Fort McMurray get back on its feet, and we look forward to serving our customers in the area for many years to come.

Gate Station 1, the main feeder that distributes natural gas before and after the fire.

Photo Caption: Gate Station 1, the main feeder that distributes natural gas into the pipeline for homes and businesses, was destroyed during the fire. When the Government of Alberta mandated that all critical infrastructure be repaired before re-entry could begin, our people worked around the clock to rebuild so residents could return home.

Before and after the fire, 50 km of transmission line and 560 power poles were repaired.

Photo Caption: After the fire, our team worked to quickly repair 50 km of transmission line and 560 power poles to ensure emergency reponders had the electricity they needed to fight the flames. 

 
 

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