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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated
From: Alberta Emergency Management Agency on behalf of the Town Of High Level
Issued: May 22, 2019 at 12:22 PM
- Alert: May 19, 2019 at 01:05 PM
- Update: May 19, 2019 at 02:26 PM
- Update: May 19, 2019 at 08:25 PM
- Update: May 20, 2019 at 10:27 AM
- Update: May 20, 2019 at 11:49 AM
- Update: May 20, 2019 at 01:23 PM
- Update: May 20, 2019 at 04:50 PM
- Update: May 22, 2019 at 12:22 PM
Area: High Level
Description: Update 7: The Town of High Level Evacuation Order remains in place as a wildfire continues to burn in the area. ATCO has temporarily restored power to Mackenzie County, Town of High Level, La Crete, Fort Vermilion and the Dene Tha First Nation.
Evacuees should register at the Reception Centres in La Crete, Slave Lake, High Prairie, Peace River, Grand Prairie, Fort Vermillion or Hay River. A number of highways and roads in the area of the wildfires are closed due to smoke and dangerous driving conditions. Check 511.alberta.ca/region/Northern%20Alberta#:Alerts for more information on road conditions. More information is also available at the http://www.highlevel.ca/ and wildfire.alberta.ca/ websites.
Instruction: People driving through the area should carry enough fuel for travel as fuel may not be readily available. Listen to local media for more information.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio