Grande Prairie Area Update

Grande Prairie Area Update January 13, 2023

Posted on Fri, Jan 13, 2023

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The 2022 wildfire season in Alberta ended on October 31. Permits are no longer required to burn within the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Residents living outside the Forest Protection Area (FPA) can contact their municipality or local authority for more information about fire permit requirements.

For information on the wildfire situation across the province of Alberta visit Alberta Wildfire Status Dashboard.

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Before burning wood debris or brush this winter, make sure you have the proper tools on hand and only burn what you can control. Remember you are responsible for all fires you light and it is important to check your burn site over the winter months for signs of a holdover fire.

Use the following guidelines when preparing to burn brush piles or windrows bit.ly/3vuRJZ7

 

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Apply now for your chance to receive $500 and an event box to help you hold a FireSmart education event or work bee in your neighbourhood or community! Wildfire Community Preparedness Day provides a great opportunity to start a conversation with your neighbours or residents within your community about wildfires.

 

 

 

Kelly Burke | Wildfire Information Officer

(780) 832 7235

kelly.burke@gov.ab.ca

Subscribe: Grande Prairie Forest Area wildfire update to receive an email when new information is posted.

Phone: 1-866-394-3473

 

 

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