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Final CWMA Wildfire Update - Oct. 31, 2014

 

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FIRE SEASON ENDS

Today marks the end of the official 2014 Fire Season. There will be no further updates until April 1, 2015 unless conditions warrant.

FS END 2014

Permits are no longer required within the Forest Protection Area (FPA), however please use caution and contact the CWMA (403-297-8800) if you have any concerns with smoke or burning conditions prior to significant snowfall or during chinooks.

CWMA AREA SUMMARY

Since April 1, the area recorded 324 fires - 310 were human caused, and 14 were lightning caused.

2014 PROVINCIAL SUMMARY (31 October)

  • In the last 24 hours, there have been no new wildfires.

  • Alberta currently has 16 wildfires in the FPA; 14 are Under Control and 2 have been turned over to the responsible party.

  • Since April 1, Alberta has recorded 1414 wildfires which have burned 23,113.4 hectares.

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CWMA Information Officer: 403-297-8829 / matthew.anderson@gov.ab.ca
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