This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has issued a Wildfire Alert. MANDATORY EVACUATION

Critical: Wildfire (Updated Apr 30, 2023 at 07:13 PM)

Critical: Wildfire

Updated Apr 30, 2023 at 07:13 PM

Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Issued: Apr 30, 2023 at 07:13 PM

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Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has issued a Wildfire Alert. MANDATORY EVACUATION

The hamlet of Evansburg continues to be under a MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER due to fire activity from a wildfire heading northwest from Parkland County in the direction of Evansburg.

Area: The Hamlet of Evansburg and the area directly south of the hamlet located north of Highway 16 in Yellowhead County.

Action to take:

  • Residents of the hamlet and the affected area south of the hamlet must evacuate the area
  • Residents in the Hamlet of Evansburg and the affected area should register at the Wildwood Hall in Yellowhead County or register with the Yellowhead County Emergency Information line at 1-833-334-4630
  • Go to www.facebook.com/yellowheadcounty or yhcounty.ca for updates
  • Check 511.alberta.ca for updated highway closures.

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