The wildfire danger for the Grande Prairie Forest Area is low.
Check your area in advance to see if there are fire restrictions due to fire danger
BE CAREFUL WITH ALL FIRES
Whether a campfire, gas lantern, cook stove, barbecue, etc., all can quickly start fires during high wind event. Even after rain, forests fuels can remain dry and flammable.
BE CAREFUL WITH MOTORIZED EQUIPMENT
Did you know your ATV’s and farm equipment can start a wildfire? A build-up of dry grass and vegetation around the exhaust and engine hot spots can smolder and fall off into dry grass starting a blaze. Carefully check bearings for excessive heat and always keep your machine and fire extinguisher in working order. Parking vehicles on dry grass can ignite fires. Chainsaws, generators and other machines with gas engines can start fires.
BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR WILDFIRES
If you spot a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE. When travelling in the forest carry a shovel and collapsible pail in their vehicle and put out any campfires they see left unattended.
If you see a wildfire, report it! call 310-FIRE.
Kelly Burke | Wildfire Information Officer
Mobile: (780) 832 7235