CURRENT CONDITIONS IN THE CALGARY FOREST AREA
Over the past 24-36 hours, the CFA has received widespread rain across the area. This wide band of precipitation has dropped the fire danger to LOW.
WILDFIRES IN THE CFA
There is currently one active wildfire in the CFA.
CWF-108 is classified as UNDER CONTROL at 6 hectares. This wildfire is located on the south side of highway 1 near Dead Man's Flats. Wildland firefighters will continue suppressing this wildfire with helicopter support as needed. The cause of the wildfire remains under investigation.
Many municipalities across southern Alberta continue to be impacted by smoke and poor air quality. Please be aware that this smoke is not being produced by any active wildfires in Alberta. FireSmoke.ca is a service that can produce forecasts of hourly ground-level concentrations of smoke from wildfires.
If you have health related smoke concerns, please call Alberta Health Services at 811.
PROVINCIAL WILDFIRE UPDATE*
Since March 1, there have been 1,119 wildfires which have burned 52,884 hectares in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. For more information on the current wildfire situation across the province, please visit wildfirestatus.alberta.ca
*As of 10 am, August 17, 2021
Unless conditions change, you can expect your next update by August 19, 2021.
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