Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert

Critical: Wildfire (Issued May 30, 2019 at 03:40 AM)

Critical: Wildfire

Issued May 30, 2019 at 03:40 AM

Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency on Behalf of the MD of Opportunity

Issued: May 30, 2019 at 03:40 AM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert

A new wildfire has entered the MD of Opportunity and is rapidly approaching the Chipewyan Lake Village and may cut off access to this area. Due to this everyone in Chipewyan Lake Village must evacuate immediately, and proceed south on the ALPAC Rd. and head to Calling Lake using Highway 813.

Go to www.511.alberta.ca for up to date Road Report information.

Area: Opportunity #17

Action to take:

  • Everyone in Chipewyan Lake Village must evacuate immediately, heading south on the ALPAC Rd
  • to Highway 813 and then to Calling Lake
  • A reception centre has been set up at the Calling Lake Community Centre and all persons evacuating this area must go there to register and receive further information
  • Caution should be used while traveling in the area due to heavy smoke.

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