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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated
From: Alberta Emergency Management Agency on behalf of Mackenzie County
Issued: May 23, 2019 at 01:42 PM
- Alert: May 20, 2019 at 01:21 PM
- Update: May 20, 2019 at 06:07 PM
- Update: May 22, 2019 at 12:46 PM
- Update: May 23, 2019 at 01:42 PM
Area: Mackenzie #23
Description: Update 3: The Mackenzie County Evacuation Order remains in place.
Evacuees can register at the Reception Centres at the La Crete Heritage Centre at 15411 – 1060 TWP RD or the Fort Vermilion Community Cultural Complex located at 5001 – 44 Ave. To register, please call 780-502-0778. 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 www.mackenziecounty.com , wildfire.alberta.ca and the Government of Alberta http://emergency.alberta.ca emergency updates websites. The public can also call 310-4455 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM for wildfire related information.
Instruction: Evacuees must register at a Reception Centre and the impacted public should be prepared to be away from home longer than initially planned. Information is also available through the Mackenzie County Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio