Peace River Area Update

Peace River Forest Area Wildfire Update - May 7, 2021

Posted on Fri, May 07, 2021

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The wildfire danger in the Peace River Forest Area is MODERATE.


FIRE ADVISORY

The fire advisory has been lifted for the Peace River Forest Area section of the Forest Protection Area due to favourable conditions.


WILDFIRE UPDATE

Since March 1, there have been 11 wildfires burning a total of 6.76 hectares. One of these wildfires has been turned over to the responsible party and 10 have been extinguished. 

PROVINCIAL WILDFIRE UPDATE

There are currently 17 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area (FPA) of Alberta. Two of these wildfires are being held, nine are under control and six have been turned over to the responsible party.

Since March 1st, there have been 219 wildfires in the FPA, burning a total of 882.58 ha.

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FIRE PERMIT

During wildfire season, you are required to have a fire permit if you plan on doing any burning in the Forest Protection Area, other than a campfire. 

We urge everyone to use caution when working and recreating outdoors. Never leave your campfire unattended. Before leaving, be sure to soak your campfire, stir it and soak it again.

Please contact the local forestry office at 780-624-6190 to obtain your free fire permit. 


FOR MORE INFORMATION

  

For more information, please contact:

Provincial Information Officer 

Mobile: (780) 420-1968

wildfireinfo@gov.ab.ca

 

Report Wildfires 310-FIRE (3743)

 

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