Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Rocky Forest Area - Wildfire Update - October 19, 2018

Posted on Fri, Oct 19, 2018


WILDFIRE SITUATION - Rocky Forest Area   |   October 19, 2018   |   3:00 pm

Rocky Forest Area Situation
  • Since March 1, there have been 56 wildfires in the Rocky Forest Area that have burned a total of 2,880.63 hectares.

Provincial Situation

  • there are currently 13 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. 8 are under control and 5 have been turned over to the responsible parties. 
  • Since March 1, 2018, Alberta has recorded 1,254 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area that have burned a total of 59,551.20 hectares. 


Are you interested in becoming a wildland firefighter for the 2019 season? Find out more here. Application deadline is November 30, 2018.


Remember to check your hot spots if you're operating an OHV. Debris tends to get built up on areas including the exhaust, muffler, in wheel wells, on the engine and manifold. Help reduce the number of human-caused wildfires by stopping often and checking hot spots. 

Wildfire Information Officer




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