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Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated

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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated

Apr 27, 2018 at 04:53 PM

From: Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61

Issued: Apr 27, 2018 at 04:53 PM


Area: Wainwright #61

Description: There is a grass and brush fire southeast of the Village of Edgerton in the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61. High winds are pushing the fire and smoke towards the Village of Edgerton. Fire crews are on site and dealing with the situation.

Secondary Highway 610 still remains closed. Travel should still be avoided on this road. At this time, east, west and north fire breaks are secure. Crews are working on a south fire break and progress of fire has been slowed considerably.

Instruction: Take all necessary precautions. Close doors, windows and vents. Follow the directions of local authorities. Avoid the area. Visibility will be affected. Seek medical attention if you experience breathing difficulties. Please contact the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 office at 780 842-4454 or visit our facebook page for further information and updates.

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