Grande Prairie Area Update

Grande Prairie  Forest Area Wildfire Update - June 21, 2021

Posted on Mon, Jun 21, 2021


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

Wildfire Situation

Since March 1, 2021 there have been 49 wildfires burning nearly 63 hectares in the Grande Prairie Forest Area. For more information on the current wildfire situation across the province of Alberta visit

When operating equipment, clear debris from moving parts, check your muffler and keep equipment in good repair. Equipment fires, work related sparks, friction and hot exhaust all can cause a wildfire. If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE.

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Fire Permits

From March 1st until October 31st, fire permits are required for any burning except campfires in the Forest Protection Area (FPA) of Alberta. Do not burn during windy conditions. 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



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For more information:

Kelly Burke | Wildfire Information Officer

(780) 832 7235

Phone: 1-866-394-3473


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