Calgary Area Update

Calgary Forest Area - 27 May 2016

Posted on Thu, May 19, 2016

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The wildfire hazard is currently LOW for the Calgary Forest Area (CFA) section of the Forest Protection Area (FPA).

PROVINCIAL RESTRICTIONS

The OHV restriction and Fire Ban remain in effect for other parts of the province.

For full details, visit beta.albertafirebans.ca

The ban on incendiary targets remains in place PROVINCE-WIDE.

WILDFIRE PREVENTION TIPS

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

PROVINCIAL SUMMARY - 27 MAY 2016

  • Alberta currently has 17 wildfires: 1 is Out of Control, 2 are Being Held, 12 are Under Control, and 2 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
  • Since April 1, Alberta has recorded 517 wildfires that burned a total of 594,383 hectares.

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CURRENT WILDFIRES  CURRENT FIREBANS  WEATHER  FOLLOW US 

Wildfire Information Officer 
403-863-8184
IO.Calgary@gov.ab.ca

 

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