WHITECOURT FOREST AREA
The wildfire danger in the Whitecourt Forest Area is HIGH.
Whitecourt Forest Area Update
If you see smoke or flame in the forest call 310-FIRE (3473).
For any fire advisories, restrictions, or bans please click on https://www.albertafirebans.ca/ for more information specific to your area.
If you require a free fire permit call 780-778-7166.
Thank you to our wildfire crews who work hard keeping us safe from wildfires!
WHITECOURT WILDFIRE UPDATE
There are currently no wildfires in the Whitecourt Forest Area. If you do see smoke or flames in the forest please call 310-FIRE (3473). Please use caution this weekend as we expect to see dry conditions.
PROVINCIAL WILDFIRE UPDATE
Since March 1, 2021, there have been 117 wildfires in the Whitecourt Forest Area, burning approximately 51.96 hectares. There were three previously reported wildfires that began before March 1, 2021, burning a total of 0.23 hectares. 120 wildfires have been extinguished.
Since March 1, 2021, there have been 1,144 wildfires recorded in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta, burning a total of 52,873 hectares.
For more information on the current wildfire situation across the province of Alberta, visit wildfirestatus.alberta.ca
Planning a camping trip? Visit www.albertafirebans.ca to see if a fire ban or restriction is in place where you are going. Under a fire ban, campfires on public land, campgrounds and private land (including backyard fire pits) are prohibited.
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