Wildfires of note

June 13, 2022

Posted on Mon, Jun 13, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

June 06, 2022

Posted on Mon, Jun 06, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

June 04, 2022

Posted on Sat, Jun 04, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 

 

The following wildfire is no longer considered a wildfire of note:

RWF034 approximately 16km north of Rocky Mountain House


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

June 03, 2022

Posted on Fri, Jun 03, 2022

There is one wildfire of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

June 03, 2022, 1630

Fire number: RWF034

Status: Out of Control (OC)

Size: 3 hectares (ha)

Location: Approximately 16 km north of Rocky Mountain House, airtankers will be using Cow Lake for their operations. 

Resources assigned: 28 firefighters, two tanker groups and 3 helicopters are actively working on this fire. The local RCMP and fire department are also assisting. 

Comments: An evacuation order has been issued by Clearwater County at 1442 June 03 for an area north of the Ferrier Gas Plant on Buster Creek Road (Township Road 410) in a 5km radius to the north and northwest. Visit www.clearwatercounty.ca for evacuation updates.

Evacuations are initiated by the local municipality and enforced by the RCMP. Information is shared through radio, social media, the Alberta Emergency Alert system, our ministry website and app. Alberta Wildfire does not enact evacuation orders.

The next update will be provided at 0900 Saturday, June 04.


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area