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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated
From: Alberta Emergency Management Agency On Behalf of Mackenzie County, Town of High Level and Dene Tha
Issued: May 28, 2019 at 06:45 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
- Update: May 24, 2019 at 09:37 AM
- Update: May 24, 2019 at 11:26 AM
- Update: May 28, 2019 at 06:45 PM
Area: Mackenzie #23
Description: Update 6: The wildfire in Mackenzie County has crossed Highway 35 north of Steen River and this highway is barricaded 7 km north of Steen River. Anyone in this area must leave the area and travel south on Highway 35. Persons leaving this area can go to the Heritage Centre in LaCrete. Smoke will create hazardous driving conditions in the area.
The evacuation orders for this wildfire remain in affect for Mackenize County, High Level, and Dene Tha First Nation. Check 511.alberta.ca/region/Northern%20Alberta#:Alerts for more information on road conditions. More information is also available at www.mackenziecounty.com www.wildfire.alberta.ca www.facebook.com/TownofHighLevel/ www.facebook.com/DeneThaFirstNation/ Facebook pages and the Government of Alberta http://emergency.alberta.ca website.
Instruction: Everyone in the Steen River area must leave the area and head south on Highway 35, as the Highway is barricaded north of that area. The public must remain out of all evacuated zones in the Mackenzie County, High Level, and Dene Tha First Nation area. Visibility will be poor in certain areas so caution must be used. Follow the websites of Dene Tha First Nations, High Level and Mackenzie County.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio