The wildfire danger rating is Moderate in the south half of the forest area and High to Very High in the northern portion.
WILDFIRE SITUATION FORT MCMURRAY FOREST AREA
There are currently 12 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. 9 are under control and 3 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
Since March 1, 2018, Alberta has recorded 1,230 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area that have burned a total of 59,789.57 hectares.
Unless conditions change, you can expect your next wildfire update on October 1.
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.
Prevent wildfires, ride debris FREE. OHV safety tips can be found here.
If you spot a wildfire, call 310-FIRE!
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