Grande Prairie Area Update

Grande Prairie Forest Area Update May 9, 2019

Posted on Wed, Apr 17, 2019



All fires require adequate supervision to ensure a controlled burn. Only burn what you can control and follow the conditions of your permit. Have your fire permit ready to present if requested. Watch for sparks and burning material that may result in smaller spot fires. Large fires can send sparks over several kilometer, especially when burning in the wind. If wind gusts over 15km/hour or increase beyond the limit on your permit, immediately extinguish your fire. Have the tools and equipment listed on your permit available to put out any spot fires that may occur. 

Find more information on safe burning practices for brush piles and windrows here.

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry along with the Sturgeon Lake Fire Department is currently conducting a hazard reduction burn in the community of Sturgeon Lake First Nation. Burning will continue until weather permits or the burn is complete. Spring hazard reduction burning will lessen the risk of man-caused fires and help protect homes and community infrastructure from future wildfires. Removing fine fuel loading along ditches, open fields, ATV trails and other recreation areas is another step in making this community Firesmart.
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Kelly Burke | Wildfire Information Officer
Mobile: (780) 832 7235

To report a wildfire call 310-FIRE (3473)

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