The wildfire danger level in the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area is now MODERATE to HIGH, as conditions in the area dry up with warmer temperatures. The fire hazard is expected to increase to HIGH in the coming days as weather and fuel conditions change. As a result, the Rocky Forest Area is now under a FIRE ADVISORY.
Remember that safe burning practices are always in season. If you are heading out in the forested areas of the province and you have a campfire, soak the ashes, stir them, and soak them again until they are cool to the touch.
Rocky Forest Area Wildfire Update
Since March 1, 2019 there have been 7 wildfires in the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area burning a total of 9.42 hectares. These fires have all been extinguished. Click here to view the Alberta Wildfire Status Map.
Wildfire Information Officer