PROVINCIAL SUMMARY (September 6)
There are currently 9 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area: 6 are Under Control and 3 have been Turned Over to the responsible parties.
Since March 1, there have been 956 wildfires that have burned 888,402.01 hectares in the Forest Protection Area.
WILDFIRE PREVENTION TIPS
Albertans are always asked to use caution when recreating within the FPA:
- Clear debris from hot spots on your Off-Highway Vehicle.
- Keep your campfire safe and small, never leave it unattended, and ensure it is out - Soak it, Stir it, Soak it Again.
WILDFIRE SEASON - PERMITS REQUIRED
Fire permits are required for all burning (excluding campfires) in the Forest Protection Area during the wildfire season - March 1 to October 31. Permits are free, and available through your local Forestry office:
- Calgary 403-297-8800
- Blairmore 403-562-3210
If you have any questions about proper burning procedures, visit wildfire.Alberta.ca or phone 310-0000.
FIRE BANS APP AVAILABLE
Calgary Wildfire Information Officer