As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, a fire advisory is now in effect. Even though the area has received some rain showers there are still very dry areas within the High Level Forest Area. Please continue to use caution when in the forested areas, and always extinguish your fire. To report wildfires call, 310-FIRE(3473).
WILDFIRE SITUATION REPORT | JUNE 22, 2018, AT 8:00AM
The High Level Forest Area currently has 12 wildfires in the area. Of these fires; 4 are being held, 5 are under control and 3 have been turned over to the responsible parties. No communities or structures are at risk at this time.
In the Forest Protection Area of Alberta, there are 41 wildfires burning. 14 are being held, 19 are under control and 8 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
Wildfires of note:
- Fire (HWF-115) started on June 21, 2018, and is located 6 km west of Rainbow Lake. This wildfire is being held at 5.8 hectares. Being held means given current weather conditions and resources, the wildfire is not anticipated to grow past current boundaries.
- Fire (HWF-123) is located 48km north of Alberta Highway 58. This fire is considered as being held at 10 hectares. Please note; Smoke From this fire can be seen from Alberta Highway 58.
For more information on the current wildfire situation across the province of Alberta, visit wildfirestatus.alberta.ca
FIRE ADVISORY IN EFFECT
As of 4:00 p.m. on June 21, a Fire Advisory has been issued for the High Level Forest Area.
ALBERTA FIRE BANS NEW MOBILE APP
- Push notification settings for specific geographic areas.
- Three distinct categories - fire bans, restrictions and advisories.
- Up-to-date data sourced directly from provincial fire authorities.
- Provides data from last time opened even without data or WiFi.
Provincial Information Officer