Wildfires of note

September 26, 2022

Posted on Mon, Sep 26, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

September 19, 2022

Posted on Mon, Sep 19, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

September 6, 2022

Posted on Tue, Sep 06, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

August 29, 2022

Posted on Mon, Aug 29, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

August 22, 2022

Posted on Mon, Aug 22, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

August 16, 2022

Posted on Tue, Aug 16, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

July 27, 2022

Posted on Wed, Jul 27, 2022

There are currently no wildfires of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

This information is updated as required. 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

July 26, 2022

Posted on Tue, Jul 26, 2022

There is one wildfire of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

 

Fire number: RWF038

Status: Being Held

Size: 507 hectares (ha)

Location: 19 km west of Nordegg

Infrastructure nearby: Provincial Recreation Areas

Resources assigned: 11 helicopters, three heavy equipment groups, Incident Management Team, Structural Protection Specialist and crews, 73 wildland firefighters.

 

Comments:

Thanks to the hard work of firefighters and support staff over the past several days, this wildfire is now classified as being held.

Today, helicopters will continue working on the wildfire from the air performing bucketing operations. Heavy equipment will continue to gain ground access and build a fire guard. The dozers will be working along the southeast flank of the fire. There will be helicopters, heavy equipment, and wildland firefighters working on the wildfire. 

Tomorrow's weather for the wildfire will be has the potential to reach 27 degrees with winds coming from the southeast at 10 km/h.

The evacuation order issued by Clearwater County has been lifted. This evacuation order was for Snow Creek PRA, Dry Haven PRA, Centre for Outdoor Education, Fish Lake PRA, Frontier Lodge and Goldeye Lake PRA. These areas are now under an evacuation alert, which has been issued by Clearwater County. An Evacuation Alert means residents and the public in the areas should be packed and prepared to leave on short notice should the wildfire status change. This Evacuation Alert will remain in place until further wildfire control and containment is achieved.

The evacuation alert for the hamlet of Nordegg has been lifted. For information on evacuations, please visit emergencyalert.alberta.ca or download the Alberta Emergency Alert app.

This information will be updated, as required, by 11 a.m.

 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

July 25, 2022

Posted on Mon, Jul 25, 2022

There is one wildfire of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

 

Fire number: RWF038

Status: Being Held

Size: 507 hectares (ha)

Location: 19 km west of Nordegg

Infrastructure nearby: Provincial Recreation Areas

Resources assigned: 11 helicopters, two heavy equipment groups, Incident Management Team, Structural Protection Specialist and crews, 78 wildland firefighters.

 

Comments:

Thanks to the hard work of firefighters and support staff over the past several days, this wildfire is now classified as being held.

Today, helicopters will continue working on the wildfire from the air performing bucketing operations. Heavy equipment will continue to gain ground access and build a fire guard. The dozers will be working along the southeast flank of the fire. There will be helicopters, heavy equipment, and wildland firefighters working on the wildfire. 

Today's weather for the wildfire will be 22 degrees with winds coming from the northeast at 10 km/h. There is rain forecasted as well. 

The evacuation order issued by Clearwater County remains in place. This evacuation order is for Snow Creek PRA, Dry Haven PRA, Centre for Outdoor Education, Fish Lake PRA, Frontier Lodge and Goldeye Lake PRA has been issued by Clear Water County, and remains in place.

The evacuation alert for the hamlet of Nordegg has been lifted. For information on evacuations, please visit emergencyalert.alberta.ca or download the Alberta Emergency Alert app.

This information will be updated, as required, by 11 a.m.

 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area 

July 24, 2022

Posted on Sun, Jul 24, 2022

There is one wildfire of note in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.

 

Fire number: RWF038

Status: Being Held

Size: 507 hectares (ha)

Location: 19 km west of Nordegg

Infrastructure nearby: Provincial Recreation Areas

Resources assigned: 11 helicopters, two heavy equipment groups, Incident Management Team, Structural Protection Specialist and crews, 78 wildland firefighters.

 

Comments:

Thanks to the hard work of firefighters and support staff over the past several days, this wildfire is now classified as being held.

Today, helicopters will continue working on the wildfire from the air performing bucketing operations. Heavy equipment will continue to gain ground access and build a fire guard. The dozers will be working along the southeast flank of the fire. There will be helicopters, heavy equipment, and wildland firefighters working on the wildfire. 

Today's weather for the wildfire will be 23 degrees with winds coming from the southwest at 5-10 km/h and northwest at 5-10 km/h for the afternoon. There is no precipitation forecasted for the wildfire today. 

The evacuation orders and alerts issued by Clearwater County remain in place. Please visit emergencyalert.alberta.ca or download the Alberta Emergency Alert App for additional information.  

An evacuation order for Snow Creek PRA, Dry Haven PRA, Centre for Outdoor Education, Fish Lake PRA, Frontier Lodge and Goldeye Lake PRA has been issued by Clear Water County, and remains in place. The evacuation alert for the hamlet of Nordegg has been lifted. For information of evacuations, please visit emergencyalert.alberta.ca or download the Alberta Emergency Alert app.

This information will be updated, as required, by 11 a.m.

 


A wildfire of note is determined to be of significant public interest and may pose a threat to public safety, communities or critical infrastructure.

Wildfires of note do not typically include mutual aid wildfires located outside of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Alberta Wildfire provides assistance on a mutual aid wildfire but is not the lead agency.


The Forest Protection Area of Alberta is divided into ten forest areas. Find the latest updates for each area or subscribe to receive them in your inbox. 

Calgary Forest Area 

Edson Forest Area 

Fort McMurray Forest Area 

Grande Prairie Forest Area 

High Level Forest Area 

Lac La Biche Forest Area 

Peace River Forest Area 

Rocky Mountain House Forest Area 

Slave Lake Forest Area 

Whitecourt Forest Area