FIRE RESTRICTION LIFTED
The Fire Restriction has been lifted in the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area (RMHFA) as of 6:00 p.m. Wednesday September 13, 2017. Thank you for doing your part to prevent wildfires.
- A fire permit is required for any burning in the Forest Protection Area, excluding campfires.
- To obtain your free fire permit, please call the Rocky Forest Area permit line at (403) 845-8581.
LOCAL WILDFIRE UPDATE
The Rocky Forest Area has received a significant amount of moisture over the past few days. Click here to see a map of precipitation received over the past 24 hours.
Rocky Wildfire 68
This wildfire west of Burnstick Lake is now classified as being held. Being held means that under current weather conditions and resources, the wildfire is not anticipated to grow past expected boundaries. Our firefighters continue their efforts to get this wildfire under control as quickly as possible. There are 33 firefighters, 1 airtanker, 2 helicopters and several pieces of heavy equipment working on this wildfire. Click here for map of RWF-068
The Bighorn Wildfire Complex
RWF-062 in the Coral Creek valley is being held at approximately 842 hectares,
RWF-063 near Canary Mountain is being held at approximately 628 hectares, and
RWF-065 near Crescent Falls is now classified as under control. This means that this wildfire is completely contained and will be extinguished.
Trail closure information:
- Coral Creek valley and White Rabbit Trail/Hummingbird area remain closed to the public to provide locations for firefighting operations.
Wildfire Information Officer
Rocky Forest Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
May the forest be with you