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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert In Southeast Portion Of Cypress County Updated
From: Cypress County
Issued: Jul 27, 2019 at 08:48 PM
- Alert: Jul 27, 2019 at 04:07 PM
- Update: Jul 27, 2019 at 04:50 PM
- Update: Jul 27, 2019 at 08:48 PM
Area: Cypress County
Description: There is a wildfire south of Highway 1, and west of the Graburn Road in the vicinity that is south of the hamlet of Walsh.
The wildfire is burning approximately 8 kilometres south of Highway 1 and south of the hamlet of Walsh. The fire continues to burn at specific locations on the west side of the Graburn Road, to the south of Township Road 110, and to the north of Township Road 104. Cypress County Emergency and Fire Services remain on scene. As a result of smoke and high wind velocities, visibility in this area is reduced. For safety reasons, the public is asked to avoid the area and allow emergency services and equipment to perform all necessary work. Go to www.511.alberta.ca for up to date Road Report information.
Instruction: Visibility may be affected. The public and traffic are asked to please avoid the area. Please take all necessary precautions. Follow the directions of local authorities.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio