WHITECOURT FOREST AREA
The wildfire danger in the Whitecourt Forest Area is MODERATE.
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.
WHITECOURT WILDFIRE UPDATE
WWF108 is classified as UNDER CONTROL and was detected August 6, 2021. The wildfire is location approximately 19 km north of Whitecourt and is currently 0.10 hectares in size. There is one wildfire personnel allocated to monitor the wildfire. The cause of the fire was determined to be lightning.
PROVINCIAL WILDFIRE UPDATE
Since March 1, 2021, there have been 105 wildfires in the Whitecourt Forest Area, burning approximately 49.18 hectares. There were three previously reported wildfires that began before March 1, 2021, burning a total of 0.23 hectares. One wildfire is under control and 107 wildfires have been extinguished.
Since March 1, 2021, there have been 1,061 wildfires recorded in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta, burning a total of 52,348 hectares.
For more information on the current wildfire situation across the province of Alberta, visit wildfirestatus.alberta.ca
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Whitecourt Fire Department's FireSmart event! It was great to see everyone's smiling faces again!
If you were unable to attend and would like to book yourself in for a FREE home assessment please contact the Whitecourt Fire Department at 780-778-2342.
More FireSmart information can be found at https://www.firesmartcanada.ca/
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Increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High of 23 degrees today.
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