Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Rocky Forest Area - Wildfire Update July 31

Posted on Tue, Jul 31, 2018



The wildfire danger is MODERATE across the Rocky Forest Area

WILDFIRE SITUATION  |  July 30, 2018   |   2:30pm 

Rocky Forest Area

  • RWF-045: This wildfire is now being held. This wildfire is located in the Siffleur Wilderness Area. The wildfire is currently 435 hectares in size. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is working closely with Alberta Parks to fight this wildfire. This map indicates the current location of the wildfire and the containment boundary for growth.
  • Please note the Siffleur Falls trail is CLOSED due to proximity to the wildfire. Please visit Alberta Parks for alternative trail options.


  • Since March 1, 2018 there have been 47 fires in the Rocky Forest Area that have burned a total of 443.56 hectares.

Provincial Situation

  • Since March 1, 2018, Alberta has recorded 1013 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area that have burned a total of 49,881.26 hectares. 

If you are heading out camping this long weekend remember to check AlbertaFireBans for the latest up-to-date information on fire bans across the province. Download the mobile app today for apple and android.  
Having a campfire

Melissa Crawford
Rocky Forest Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P 780.289.6560
May the Forest be with you



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