Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated

Critical: Wildfire (Updated Jun 17, 2019 at 11:05 PM)

Critical: Wildfire

Updated Jun 17, 2019 at 11:05 PM

Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency On Behalf of Mackenzie County

Issued: Jun 17, 2019 at 11:05 PM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated

An evacuation has been ordered for everyone in the Hamlet of La Crete and the rural area outside of the hamlet east of Steep Hill Creek, also known as Range Rd. 164, to Range Rd. 150, south of the Peace River, north of Highway 697. Everyone must immediately evacuate these areas.

Do not stay in an evacuated area. All Mackenzie County evacuees are required to register at the Fort Vermilion Mackenzie County Office at 4511 – 46 Ave. Fort Vermilion, or register by calling 780-927-3718. The Evacuation Alert of be prepared to evacuate on short notice will remain for the area west of Steep Hill Creek, Range Road 164, south of the Peace River to Township Road 1010. We encourage you to take your RV or holiday trailer. If you require parking for your RV or holiday trailer, contact the Reception Centre. 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. Check 511.alberta.ca/region/Northern%20Alberta#:Alerts for more information on road conditions.

Action to take:

  • Everyone in the Hamlet of La Crete and those living in the rural area east of Steep Hill Creek, known as Range Rd
  • 164, to Range Rd
  • 150, south of the Peace River, north of Highway 697 must evacuate immediately
  • Persons evacuating this area should take their medication, blankets, sleeping bags, personal identification and documents if possible
  • Go to the County Facebook Page for more details.

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