Grande Prairie Area Update

Grande Prairie Forest Area Wildfire Update - July 26, 2021

Posted on Mon, Jul 26, 2021


The wildfire danger for the Grande Prairie Forest Area is now MODERATE. 

Wildfire Situation

At this time, there are four active wildfires in the Grande Prairie Forest Area. All fires are listed as Under Control (UC).

Since March 1, 2021 there have been 81 wildfires burning nearly 130 hectares in the Grande Prairie Forest Area. For more information on the current wildfire situation across the province of Alberta visit



No Advisory


Fire permits

During wildfire season, you are required to have a fire permit if you plan on burning in the Forest Protection Area (FPA), with the exception of a campfire. To request your fire permit, contact the local forest area. If you are found burning without a fire permit, you may be fined $600 or more. Anyone living outside the FPA can contact their municipality for information about local fire permit requirements.
  • County West / Grovedale - (780) 814-1648 
  • Spirit River – (780) 814-1983 
  • Valleyview – (780) 524-6576


Download the new app today and get access to accurate, real-time information about wildfires in your area. You can also find information on fire advisories, restrictions and bans across the province and much more. 


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For more information:

Kelly Burke | Wildfire Information Officer

(780) 832 7235

Phone: 1-866-394-3473



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