Source: Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8
Issued: Oct 06, 2020 at 05:52 AM
Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert
There is a wildfire approximately 20 kilometers west of the Hamlet of Benchlands traveling southeast with the potential threat to people in the area. No structures are at risk at this time and ground crews are on route. Updates will be provided as they become available. People in the area should stay aware of the evolving situation.
Go to 511.alberta.ca/#:Alerts for up to date Road Report information. Go to wildfire.alberta.ca/ or the M D’s website at mdbighorn.ca/ for up to date wildfire information.
Action to take:
- Everyone in the area of Richard’s Road, Highway 40, Summer Village of Waiparous, Hamlet of Benchlands, Richard’s and Pears Road, Ghost Country Place and West Jamieson Road should prepare to evacuate on short notice
- Listen to local media and go to the M D of Bighorn website for more information.
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