Critical: Wildfire - Yellowhead County
Updated May 01, 2023 at 02:04 PM
Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Issued: May 01, 2023 at 02:04 PM
- Alert: May 01, 2023 at 12:15 PM
- Update: May 01, 2023 at 02:04 PM
- Update: May 01, 2023 at 02:59 PM
- Update: May 02, 2023 at 02:41 PM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has updated the wildfire alert and expanded the evacuation zone around Wildwood and Lobstick.
The fire north of Highway 16 near Wildwood and Lobstick will change directions and move south toward Wildwood today.
Affected areas (1):
- Yellowhead County
Action to take:
- Everyone in the impacted area must evacuate immediately, including everyone in Wildwood and areas surrounding Chip Lake
- If you are unsure if you should evacuate, call 1-833-334-4630
- Bring important documents, medication, food, water and supplies for at least 3 days
- Take pets with you
- A reception centre has been setup at the Edson and District Leisure Centre, at 10421 49 Street in Edson
- Evacuation maps are attached to this alert
- For updates, stay tuned to www.alberta.ca/emergencyalert and local media for updates.
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