Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Rocky Mountain House Wildfire Update - September 9 @ 10:00 am

Posted on Sat, Sep 09, 2017

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LOCAL WILDFIRE UPDATE

Rocky Wildfire 68 doesn’t pose a threat to nearby communities or resources. Our firefighters made great progress fighting the wildfire yesterday. There's been no movement or change in the size of wildfire of 88.3 hectares. Aircraft, heavy equipment and firefighters continue to build fire guard around 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 653 hectares,
RWF-063 near Canary Mountain is being held at approximately 463 hectares, and
RWF-065 near Crescent Falls received about 4 mm of rain overnight and is being held at approximately 67 hectares. 

There are a total of 57 firefighters and support staff, 5 helicopters and several pieces of heavy equipment currently fighting these wildfires in the Bighorn Wildfire Complex RCX-001.

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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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Joan Simonton
Wildfire Information Officer
Rocky Forest Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P 780.712.5846

May the forest be with you