The wildfire danger rating is MODERATE. Use caution when using an off-highway vehicle in areas of dead grass and always remember to put out your campfire by soaking and stirring it. Repeat until it is cold to the touch.
WILDFIRE SITUATION FORT MCMURRAY FOREST AREA
Since March 1, 2018, Alberta has recorded 1,286 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area that have burned a total of 59,769 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.
Prevent wildfires, ride debris FREE. OHV safety tips can be found here.
If you spot a wildfire, call 310-FIRE!
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