Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated

Advisory: Wildfire (Updated Jun 12, 2019 at 10:29 AM)

Advisory: Wildfire

Updated Jun 12, 2019 at 10:29 AM

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

Issued: Jun 12, 2019 at 10:29 AM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated

The evacuation orders for Wabasca-Desmarais, Hamlets of Sandy Lake, and Chipewyan Lake, and all of Bigstone Cree Nation have been rescinded and the public can now return back to these areas. These areas must be prepared to evacuate on short notice, due to wildfire activity in the area. The local public must continue to monitor wildfire activity in their area by checking local websites.

The public in the MD of Opportunity must continue to monitor wildfire activity in their area. The Wabasca-Desmarais, Hamlets of Sandy Lake, and Chipewyan Lake, and all of Bigstone Cree Nation #166 A,B,C,D, can now return back to these areas. Everyone returning back to these areas remain under an evacuation alert and must be prepared to evacuate should an evacuation order be issued. Additional information is available at the MD of Opportunity’s www.facebook.com/MD-of-Opportunity-No-17-Emergency-Management-1791455711074682/ Facebook Page. Additional Wildfire information is also available at www.wildfire.alberta.ca website. Check https://511.alberta.ca/#:Alerts for information on road conditions.

Area: Opportunity #17

Action to take:

  • The public can now return to Wabasca-Desmarais, Hamlets of Sandy Lake, and Chipewyan Lake, and all of Bigstone Cree Nation 166 A,B,C,D, as the evacuation orders have been rescinded
  • The public in these areas must be prepared to evacuate on short notice, and should continue to keep updated to wildfire activity in their area
  • Go to the MD of Opportunity Facebook page for more information.

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