Lac La Biche Area Update

Wildfire Danger Level is MODERATE - Lac La Biche Forest Area, April 15, 2021

Posted on Thu, Apr 15, 2021

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The wildfire danger rating is MODERATE.  The biggest hazard is in dry, standing grass.  Fortunately we don't have any strong winds in the immediate forecast.

Due to the dry grass conditions and the snow line moving north, we are not issuing any permits for non-essential heavy burning at this time.

We have had seven wildfires in the area so far this season.  LWF 007, at .1 ha and located near Janvier, is the only active fire currently.

We have four crews, three engines and one water truck ready to fight wildfires in our area.  We have also had crews out burning dry grass to help protect communities from the risk of spring wildfires.

New Alberta Wildfire App

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Did you know Alberta Wildfire just launched a brand new app to keep you up-to-date with the wildfire situation in the province?

Download the new app today and get access to accurate, real-time information on wildfires in your area. You can also find information on fire advisories, restrictions and  bans across the province and much more.

The old app will be disabled in the next few weeks, so make sure to download the new one soon.

Available for Apple and Android.

Thanks for doing your part to prevent wildfire!

For more information, please contact: 

Leslie Lozinski

Wildfire Information Officer

780-623-9758



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