Calgary Area Update

Calgary Forest Area Wildfire Update - Nov. 1, 2017

Posted on Wed, Nov 01, 2017

WILDFIRE SEASON ENDED OCTOBER 31

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CFA WILDFIRE SUMMARY

There are 5 wildfires in the Calgary Forest Area (CFA) section of the Forest Protection Area (FPA), all are Under Control.


 FINAL PROVINCIAL SUMMARY - 31 OCTOBER 2017

  • Alberta currently has 17 wildfires: 1 is Being Held, 14 are under control and 2 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
  • Since March 1, Alberta has recorded 1,230 wildfires that have burned a total of 49,129.55 hectares.

Historical Wildfire Season Statistics:

  5 Year average (2012-2016) 2016 2017
No. of Wildfires 1,486 1,400 1,230
Area Burned (ha) 300,813.28 611,465.97 49,129.55

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