The wildfire danger level in the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area is now LOW, with low temperatures and precipitation moving through the area.
For more information, please visit albertafirebans.ca.
CURRENT WILDFIRE SITUATION
There are currently no wildfires burning within the Rocky Forest Area.
Rocky Forest Area Wildfire Update
Since March 1, 2019 there have been 21 wildfires in the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area (28 since January 1) burning a total of 19.00 hectares. Click here to view the Alberta Wildfire Status Map.
Provincial Summary - June 17, 2019
There are currently 22 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area. 4 are out of control, 4 are being held, 11 are under control and 3 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
Since March 1, there have been 609 wildfires that have burned 755,499.88 hectares in the Forest Protection Area.
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.
Fire permits are required for all burning (excluding campfires) in the Forest Protection Area during the wildfire season - March 1 to October 31. Permits are free, and available through your local Forestry office: Rocky Mountain House 403-845-8272.
If you have any questions about proper burning procedures, visit wildfire.alberta.ca or phone 310-0000.
Wildfire Information Officer