Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Update - May 23

Posted on Sat, May 23, 2015

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The wildfire hazard has risen to VERY HIGH in the Rocky wildfire management areaWarm and dry weather is expected to continue over the next few days.

Much of Alberta has HIGH to EXTREME wildfire hazard. Click here for hazard map

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Due to the forecasted warm and dry weather the fire advisory remains in effect for the Rocky Wildfire Management Area.

FIRE PERMITS - Due to dry and windy conditions, fire permits have been suspended and no new permits will be issued until conditions allow.

Safe campfires are currently allowed, but may be restricted in the coming days if conditions worsen.

Check www.albertafirebans.ca for up-to-date advisories, restrictions and bans in surrounding areas.

Click here for wildfire information in other parts of Alberta

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Today 45 hectares were successfully burned in the Upper Clearwater Prescribed Fire.
Learn more about prescribed fire

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May the Forest be with you

Barry A. Shellian RPFT
Wildfire Ranger / Information Officer
Rocky Wildfire Management Area
403.845.8351