CURRENT CONDITIONS IN THE CALGARY FOREST AREA
The average wildfire danger rating over the Calgary Forest Area is HIGH. Any areas which have not received any precipitation are of particular risk. The wildfire danger in these areas remains high to very high as the grass has cured and larger plants and trees are drying out. The wildfire danger over the next several weeks will be very dependent on the amount and location of precipitation.
Due to continuing warm and dry conditions conditions and strong, gusty winds the FIRE ADVISORY remains in effect for the Calgary Forest Area. Under this FIRE ADVISORY all fire permits are suspended and no new permits will be issued until conditions improve.
For more specifics and a map of the impacted area, please visit albertafirebans.ca.
PILE BURNING AT JUMPINGPOUND DEMONSTRATION FOREST COMPLETED
All burning operations are complete in this area and no further burning is anticipated this season.
WILDFIRES IN THE CFA
There are currently no active wildfires in the CFA.
PROVINCIAL WILDFIRE UPDATE*
Since March 1, there have been 1,241 wildfires which have burned 52,890 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, September 28, 2021
Unless conditions change, you can expect your next update by September 30, 2021.
Calgary Forest Area Information Officer
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