Source: Yellowhead County
Issued: Jun 23, 2021 at 05:59 PM
Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Evacuation Alert in Yellowhead County between Evansburg and Wildwood north of Highway 16. Updated
At 7 P.M. residents in the evacuated area may return home. There will be traffic control points enforced. Highway 16A will remain closed to everyone except evacuated residents.
The wildfire in Yellowhead County remains out of control. The public must be cautious while travelling in the area due to heavy smoke and follow the directions of local authorities.
Highway 16 is now open in both directions. Follow directions of local authorities. Visibility may be reduced in the area due to smoke.
Go to https://511.alberta.ca/#:Alerts for up to date information on road closures.
Go to https://yhcounty.ca/county-office/news/lobstick-wildfire-june-22-2021/ for up to date information from Yellowhead County.
Go to http://srd.web.alberta.ca/edson-area-update for up to date information on fire activity in the area visit.
Go to www.alberta.ca/wildfires for personal preparedness information.
Action to take:
- Highway 16 is open for travel
- The public must be cautious while travelling due to heavy smoke
- The Emergency Information number for residents 1-833-334-4630.
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