Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Rocky Mountain House Wildfire Update - Fire Restriction & Revised Closure Areas - September 7 - 8:00 pm

Posted on Thu, Sep 07, 2017

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LOCAL WILDFIRE UPDATE

A wildfire was detected early this evening in the southeast part of the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area. RWF-068 is located approximately 8.3 km west of the Burnstick Lake. It is currently out of control at 30 hectares in size. 20 firefighters, airtankers, four helicopters and heavy equipment are currently working to contain this wildfire. There are also additional firefighters enroute to assist.

There is no immediate threat to nearby communities.

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Revised Trail closure information:
Coral Creek valley, White Rabbit Trail/Hummingbird, and the area adjacent to Crescent Falls remain closed to the public to provide locations for firefighting operations.

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Barry A. Shellian RPFT
Wildfire Information Officer
Rocky Forest Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P 403.845.8351

May the forest be with you