The wildfire danger level is MODERATE for the Fort McMurray Forest Area.
WILDFIRE SITUATION - July 29, 2018
Provincial Situation - July 29 (as of 9:00pm)
There are currently 31 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. 2 are out of control, 14 are being held, 11 are under control and 4 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
Since March 1, 2018, Alberta has recorded 1,006 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area that have burned a total of approximately 49,825 hectares.
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: Agriculture and Forestry - 780-743-7125
Unless the wildfire situation changes you can expect your next update on Friday, August 3.
Wildfire Information Officer - 780-420-1968