Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert in Yellowhead County between Evansburg and Wildwood north of Highway 16. Updated

Critical: Wildfire (Updated Jun 22, 2021 at 06:14 PM)

Critical: Wildfire

Updated Jun 22, 2021 at 06:14 PM

Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Issued: Jun 22, 2021 at 06:14 PM

Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert in Yellowhead County between Evansburg and Wildwood north of Highway 16. Updated

There is a wildfire in Yellowhead County along Highway 16 between Evansburg and Wildwood. Residents along Highway 16, west of Highway 22, up to Highway 16A in the affected areas are being evacuated, including residents in the Lobstick Resort Area. All residents in this zone must evacuate immediately.

Area: Yellowhead County

Action to take:

  • An Evacuation Centre is being set up at the Evansburg Arena in Evansburg
  • The Emergency Information number for residents 1-833-334-4630
  • For preparedness information visit www.alberta.ca/wildfires

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