Advisory: Wildfire - Big Lakes
Issued May 05, 2023 at 12:15 AM
Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Issued: May 05, 2023 at 12:15 AM
- Alert: May 05, 2023 at 12:15 AM
- Update: May 05, 2023 at 08:50 AM
- Update: May 05, 2023 at 07:42 PM
- Update: May 05, 2023 at 10:26 PM
- Update: May 05, 2023 at 11:58 PM
- Update: May 06, 2023 at 01:50 AM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Big Lakes County has issued a Wildfire alert.
There is a wildfire burning east of Highway 33, North of Swan Hills, about halfway between Swan Hills and Highway 2. The fire is moving northwest toward highway 33. The fire is expected to reach the highway around 4:00AM on Friday, May 5.
Affected areas (1):
- Big Lakes
Action to take:
- Everyone along Highway 33, between Swan Hills and Highway 2 must prepare for a possible evacuation
- Gather pets, important documents and medication and enough food, water and supplies for at least 3 days
- This alert will be updated if an evacuation is required
- Stay tuned to www.alberta.ca/emergencyalert and local media for updates.