Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert

Advisory: Wildfire (Issued Jun 17, 2019 at 05:56 PM)

Advisory: Wildfire

Issued Jun 17, 2019 at 05:56 PM

Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency On Behalf of Mackenzie County

Issued: Jun 17, 2019 at 05:56 PM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert

The following areas in Mackenzie County are under an evacuation alert and must be prepared to evacuate on short notice. Everyone in Rocky Lane and High Level north of the Peace River, west of Range Rd. 150 south of Highway 58, the Town of High Level, south and southeast of the town including the Dene Tha’ First Nation’s Bushe River reserve, and Beaver First Nation’s Child Lake Reserve.

All residents in the Rocky Lane and High Level area north of the Peace River, west of Range Road 150, south of Highway 58, the Town of High Level, south and southeast of High Level including the Dene Tha’ First Nation’s Bushe River reserve, and Beaver First Nation’s Child Lake reserve High Level including the Dene Tha’ First Nation’s Bushe River reserve, and Beaver First Nation’s Child Lake reserve must be prepared to evacuate on short notice. Residents should to begin preparations to evacuate such as fueling vehicles, gathering documents, preparing food and water, preparing to bring medication, blankets, sleeping bags, and other personal items. Go to the following websites for more information and maps regarding these areas. More information is also available at www.facebook.com/Mackenzie-County-262409787134568/ for Mackenzie County residents. Dene Tha First Nation https://www.facebook.com/DeneThaFirstNation/ for more information. High Level https://www.facebook.com/TownofHighLevel/ for more information. Check http://511.alberta.ca/region/Northern%20Alberta#:Alerts for more information on road conditions.

Area: Mackenzie #23

Action to take:

  • Everyone identified in the above locations must be prepared to evacuate on short notice
  • There is heavy smoke in areas and caution must be used when traveling in the area
  • Everyone in these areas should ensure vehicles are fueled and personal items are ready, as well as plans regarding family pets are made
  • Go to local websites for maps of these areas and more information.

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