Advisory: Wildfire - Ponoka County
Issued May 03, 2023 at 04:36 PM
Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Issued: May 03, 2023 at 04:36 PM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Ponoka County has a Wildfire Alert.
There is a wildfire 8 km northwest of the town of Ponoka, near Range Road 265 and Township Road 433. It is moving northwest.
Affected areas (1):
Action to take:
- Homes on Township Road 434 near Highway 795 are evacuating now
- Everyone else in the area north and northwest of Township Road 434 and Highway 795 must prepare for a possible evacuation
- Gather important documents and medication and enough food, water and supplies for 3 days
- No evacuation is required at this time, unless authorities tell you to leave
- If you evacuate, go to the Reception Centre at the Ponoka Legion, at 3911 Highway 2 A, in Ponoka to register
- If you need help evacuating, call 1-403-0783-3333
- For updates follow www.alberta.ca/emergencyalert, http://www.ponokacounty.com/ and local media.
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