Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Rocky Forest Area - Wildfire Update July 29

Posted on Sun, Jul 29, 2018

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WILDFIRE DANGER

The wildfire danger is VERY HIGH across the Rocky Forest Area


WILDFIRE SITUATION  |  July 29, 2018   |   6:30pm 

Rocky Forest Area

  • There is currently one, out of control wildfire burning in the Rocky Forest Area.
    • RWF-045: This wildfire is located in the Siffleur Wilderness Area. It is 25 hectares in size. There are airtankers and helicopters currently fighting this wildfire.
  • Since March 1, 2018 there have been 45 fires in the Rocky Forest Area that have burned a total of 33.54 hectares.

Provincial Situation

  • Since March 1, 2018, Alberta has recorded 992 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area that have burned a total of 46,651.30 hectares. 

HELP PREVENT WILDFIRES
  • Remember to clean your off-highway vehicle before, during and after your ride. Stop frequently and take the time to knock off debris from your machine's hot spots. If the debris is smouldering, soak it, stir it, and soak it again to make sure it's out. 
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ALBERTA FIRE BANS APP

Now you can check the provincial fire ban system by downloading the Alberta Fire App, available for Apple and Android devices. 

Provincial Information Officer
Rocky Forest Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P 780.420.1968
May the Forest be with you