Source: Yellowhead County
Issued: May 20, 2019 at 05:57 PM
Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert West of Edson near Marlboro Updated
Residents are allowed back into the area but will remain on evacuation alert notice and may need to evacuate again in a short period of time if the fire situation changes.
Residents in the area will remain on evacuation alert notice and able to stay at their residences overnight.
Dozer guard is 100% around fire in order to help prevent the spread of the fire outside the contained area.
Heavy equipment and wildfire firefighters are still working on site and will be on site starting early in the morning.
The Yellowhead County Emergency Operations Centre and evacuee information number (1-833-334-4630) will be stood down at 6:00 PM tonight and will start up again at 8:00 AM tomorrow morning.
Please go to www.wildfire.alberta.ca" target="_blank">www.wildfire.alberta.ca for the most recent updates on the fire and go to www.yellowheadcounty.ab.ca" target="_blank">www.yellowheadcounty.ab.ca and the Yellowhead County facebook page for local resident information.
Go to the Yellowhead County Facebook page and the Yellowhead County website at www.yellowheadcounty.ab.ca" target="_blank">www.yellowheadcounty.ab.ca for more information and www.wildfire.alberta.ca" target="_blank">www.wildfire.alberta.ca
Action to take:
- Follow the directions of local authorities
- Prepare for possible evacuation if you live near this area.
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