Fort McMurray Area Update

Fort McMurray Forest Area Wildfire Update - February 16, 2017

Posted on Thu, Feb 16, 2017




As fire season approaches, Alberta wildland firefighters are gearing up to defend the province and its communities from forest fires. For the complete news release click here.



Winter Burns

Please do your part to prevent wildfires this spring by making sure your winter burns are extinguished. A fire left smouldering can burn under the snow all winter and emerge as a wildfire in the spring when conditions are warm and dry.


Inside the Urban Service Area contact: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo 780-792-5519 

Outside the Urban Service Area contact: Agriculture and Forestry at 780-743-7125 

Lynn Daina

Area Information Coordinator

Fort McMurray Forest Area

office: 780-743-7265 | mobile: 780-799-9253

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