The wildfire danger in the Fort McMurray and the Fort Chipewyan area is LOW.
Fort McMurray Forest Area Wildfire Update
There are currently no fires in the forest area. Since March 1 there have been 80 wildfires in the forest protection area that have burned 50,588 hectares.
Provincial Summary - 10 am, October 7
There are currently 12 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. One is being held, 7 are under control and 4 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
Since March 1, 2019, Alberta has recorded 978 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta that have burned a total of 883,411 hectares.
If you spot a wildfire, call 310-FIRE!
Fort McMurray area contacts:
Inside the Urban Service Area contact: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo 780-743-7000 or
Outside the Urban Service Area contact: Alberta Forestry at 780-743-7125
Lynn Daina, Information Officer