Welcome to the Town of Trochu

News & Notices


Effective April 23rd, 2019, there is a FIRE BAN in the Town of Trochu. This includes a ban on:

-Incinerators (for acreage use)

-Camp stoves-Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)

-Recreational camp fires


At this time, internal household fireplaces, and liquid fuel barbecues and fire pits(propane and natural gas), are still permitted – never leave an open flame unattended. Have a fire extinguisher nearby just in case the liquid fuel fire pit or bbq tips over. Due to dry conditions, the Town of Trochu and the Trochu Fire Department also remind the public to dispose of cigarette butts responsibly.


We have several Summer employment opportunities at the Town of Trochu, see our Employment page for more details and other local opportunities!

Resumes can be dropped off at the Town Office, emailed to secretary@townoftrochu.ca, or mailed to the attention of Carl Peterson, Box 340, Trochu, AB T0M 2C0.


Kneehill County Fire Ban – Effective Immediately

EFFECTIVE APRIL 11, 2019 . . . a Fire Ban has been issued for Kneehill County, due to the dry and windy spring conditions.

All fire permits are suspended or cancelled and no new fire permits will be issued.

No campfires (or other open fires) are allowed in campgrounds or backcountry and random camping areas. This includes charcoal briquettes. Gas or propane stoves/barbeques and portable propane fire pits are allowed.

This includes the Kneehill County hamlets (Torrington, Huxley, Sunnyslope, Hesketh, Swalwell) and campgrounds.

Please check our Fire Ban page for updates and links.