Lac La Biche Area Update

Wildfire Danger LOW - Lac La Biche Forest Area - Aug 12

Posted on Sun, Aug 12, 2018

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NOTE: Due to a server issue, the status map on the Alberta Wildfire App is not updating. Please use the wildfire status map on the Alberta Wildfire webpage for current locations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and are working to resolve the issue.


The wildfire danger is LOW in the Lac La Biche Forest Area.  

The forecast for Monday is for a high of 20 degrees, humidity of 40%, continued chance of precipitation, and light winds. We expect cooler temperatures to continue for the beginning of the week, with drying conditions as the week progresses.


Lac La Biche Forest Area Update:

  • There were no new wildfires today.
  • Since March 1, 2018, there have been 189 wildfires that have burnt a total of 16,336.44 hectares. 
  • We have 9 crews, 1 helicopter, and the airtankers on hand to fight wildfires tomorrow.

Many areas of Alberta have fire restrictions in place due to wildfire danger.  Please check albertafirebans.ca to see if you can have a campfire.

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If you see smoke or fire in the forest, please call 310-FIRE.

For more information on the wildfire situation across Alberta:

For more information, please contact:

Leslie Lozinski

Wildfire Information Officer

780-623-9758

 

 

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