The wildfire danger for the Grande Prairie Forest Area is now MODERATE.
With current and expected forecast of showers and cooler temperatures. The Fire Advisory for the Grande Prairie Forest Area is lifted effective 16:30 May 15th, 2019. However, request for permits will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. For more information on fire permits or to obtain one, call the Grande Prairie office at (780) 538-5560.
Remember to check the hot spots on your Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) and remove debris before and after use. Never leave a campfire unattended. Soak it, stir it and soak it again until cool to the touch to ensure it is extinguished.
If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE.
Fire Bans, Restrictions and Advisories as well as Off-Highway Vehicle restrictions are in effect throughout several parts of Alberta. Before you head out into a forested area check AlbertaFireBans.ca to see a detailed map.
ALBERTA WILDFIRE INFORMATION
Get the most up-to-date wildfire information for the entire province, download the free Alberta Wildfire Android or Apple products. For information on the current wildfire situation across the province of Alberta visit wildfirestatus.alberta.ca. Throughout the province of Alberta, the 2019 wildfire season has seen 316 fires burn a total of 3,573.60 hectares.
Kelly Burke | Wildfire Information Officer
Mobile: (780) 832 7235