Fort McMurray Area Update

Fort McMurray Forest Area Wildfire Update - September 6, 2019

Posted on Fri, Sep 06, 2019

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The wildfire danger in the Fort McMurray and the Fort Chipewyan area is LOW. Cool temperatures and rain have kept the danger level down.

 

Fort McMurray Forest Area Wildfire Update

There are currently no fires in the forest area. Since March 1 there have been 79 wildfires in the forest protection area that have burned 55,592 hectares. 


Provincial Summary - 10 am, September 6

There are currently 9 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Six are under control and 3 have been turned over to the responsible parties.

Since March 1, 2019, Alberta has recorded 954 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta that have burned a total of 888,402 hectares.


Safe campfire

 If you spot a wildfire, call 310-FIRE! 

 
For more information on the wildfire situation across the province of Alberta

Fort McMurray area contacts:

Inside the Urban Service Area contact: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo 780-743-7000 or

1-800-973-9663

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

Lynn Daina, Information Officer

780-799-9253

Phone: 1-866-FYI-FIRE

lynn.daina@gov.ab.ca

 

 

 
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