Whitecourt Area Update

Whitecourt Forest Area Wildfire Update - July 30, 2020

Posted on Thu, Jul 30, 2020

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Wildfire Update - July 30, 2020

The wildfire danger rating for the Whitecourt Forest Area is MODERATE.

Since March 1, there have been 24 wildfires in the Whitecourt Forest Area, burning a total of 2.37 hectares. All 24 wildfires have been extinguished.

Since March 1 in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta, there have been 401 wildfires burning a total of 767.09 hectares.

For more information on the current wildfire situation across the province of Alberta, visit wildfirestatus.alberta.ca.

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Fire permit

In the Forest Protection Area of Alberta, a fire permit is required for all types of burning, except for a cooking or warming fire. Please note that fire permits may not be issued as usual under a fire advisory. To request your free fire permit call your local Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Office.

Please visit AlbertaFireBans.ca for a map of the affected area.

For more information, please contact:

Phone: 1-866-394-3473

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