Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated

Critical: Wildfire (Updated Dec 01, 2021 at 01:52 AM)

Critical: Wildfire

Updated Dec 01, 2021 at 01:52 AM

Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Issued: Dec 01, 2021 at 01:52 AM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Wildfire Alert Updated

There is a wildfire burning on the west side of Highway 22 approximately two kilometers south of Highway 533. The fire is headed in a easterly direction. Residents located in the area between Highway 533 and Chimney Rock Road are asked to evacuate immediately to Nanton.

A Reception Centre for evacuees has been set up at the Nanton Community Hall located at 2204-18 Street. For Current Wildfire status go to https://wildfire.alberta.ca/ for more information. Go to https://511.alberta.ca for up to date Road Report information. To learn how you can prepare for a wildfire, visit https://www.alberta.ca/Wildfires and https://www.alberta.ca/BePrepared .

Area: Ranchland #66

Action to take:

  • Residents in the area between Highway 533 and Chimney Rock Road are to evacuate immediately
  • Smoke from the fire may affect visibility on Highway 22
  • Follow the directions of local authorities.

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