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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated
From: Municipal District of Foothills No. 31
Issued: May 27, 2018 at 05:47 PM
- Alert: May 27, 2018 at 03:52 PM
- Update: May 27, 2018 at 05:47 PM
Area: Foothills #31
Description: A wildfire is currently burning approximately 16 km south west of Bragg Creek and is moving in a north easterly direction towards the extreme north west corner of the MD of Foothills. The fire has grown to approximately 100 hectares in size and is classified as out of control at this time. Voluntary evacuation in place for areas west of Highway #762, between Highway #22 and 178 Avenue West.
For further details monitor local media and/or the MD of Foothills website at www.mdfoothills.com
Instruction: Avoid the area. Prepare for possible evacuation. Take all necessary precautions. Follow the directions of local authorities. Visibility will be affected.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio