Today's wildfire danger in the forest is Low. Temperatures are below normal but are expected to recover later in the week. Stay current on Alberta's Fire Ban status by checking albertafirebans.ca
Unstable conditions will continue today giving widely scattered showers and thunder showers.
Fort Chipewyan - today's high 15 C with rain, winds SW10. Fort McMurray - today's high 17 C with rain, winds SE10/SW15 .
WILDFIRE SITUATION June 6, 2018
There are currently 22 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. 3 are being held, 14 are under control and 5 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
Make sure it's out! A campfire left smoldering can cause a wildfire. Never leave your campfire unattended and make sure it's out. Soak it with water, stir up the ashes and soak it again. A campfire is out when the ashes are cool to the touch.
OHV safety tips can be found here.
If you spot a wildfire, call 310-FIRE!
For more information:
Outside the Urban Service Area contact: Agriculture and Forestry at 780-743-7125
Lynn Daina, Wildfire Information Officer 780-743-7265