Calgary Area Update

Calgary Forest Area Wildfire Update - September 27, 2022

Posted on Tue, Sep 27, 2022

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CURRENT CONDITIONS IN THE CALGARY FOREST AREA

The average wildfire danger in the Calgary Forest Area (CFA) remains MODERATE. The next several days will bring above seasonal temperatures and low humidity leading to higher risk of fast spreading wildfire. Please be very careful with any outdoor burning activities and be sure to fully extinguish your campfire. The issuance of fire permits remains very limited in these conditions.

Fire Advisory 1

A FIRE ADVISORY remains in effect for the Calgary Forest Area. Fire permits are only being issued on a case-by-case basis and remain limited particularly in southern portions of the CFA.


WILDFIRES IN THE CFA

There are currently no active wildfires in the CFA.

Since January 1, the CFA has responded to 163 wildfires which burned a total of 14.00 hectares.


WILDFIRE DASHBOARD

The wildfire dashboard provides up-to-date wildfire information at the click of a button. This interactive tool displays important statistics on the number of active wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta, sizes, locations, suspected causes and more.

The dashboard builds on the former wildfire status map by displaying the most frequently accessed information in one convenient location.


MORE INFORMATION:

Anastasia Drummond
403-818-0938
anastasia.drummond@gov.ab.ca


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