Cool and damp conditions remain for the Fort McMurray Forest Area, bringing the wildfire danger rating to Low.
WILDFIRE SITUATION - July 13, 2018
Provincial Situation - July 13 (as of 4:00pm)
There are currently 23 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. 3 are being held, 15 are under control and 5 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
Since March 1, 2018, Alberta has recorded 924 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area that have burned a total of approximately 45,144 hectares.
Make sure it's out! A campfire left smoldering can cause a wildfire. Never leave your campfire unattended and make sure it's out. Soak it with water, stir up the ashes and soak it again. A campfire is out when the ashes are cool to the touch.
OHV safety tips can be found here.
If you spot a wildfire, call 310-FIRE!
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