Calgary Area Update

CALGARY FOREST AREA UPDATE - MAY 22, 2017

Posted on Mon, May 08, 2017

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There are currently no fires in the Calgary Forest Area (CFA) section of the Forest Protection Area (FPA).

WILDFIRE PREVENTION TIPS

Albertans are always asked to use caution when recreating within the FPA:

NEW REGULATIONS FOR THE FOREST PROTECTION AREA

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has announced changes to the Forest Prairie and Protection Act and Regulations. The changes are in support of the government commitment to protect Albertans and their communities from the threat of wildfire. Full details on the changes can be found here.

PROVINCIAL SUMMARY - 21 MAY 2017

  • Alberta currently has 12 wildfires: 3 are Being Held, 5 are Under Control, and 4 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
  • Since March 1, Alberta has recorded 237 wildfires that burned a total of 743.52 hectares.

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IO.Calgary@gov.ab.ca

 

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