This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has updated the Evacuation Order for immediate evacuation for the east part of Yellowhead County.

Critical: Wildfire - Yellowhead County (Updated May 05, 2023 at 02:43 PM)

Critical: Wildfire - Yellowhead County

Updated May 05, 2023 at 02:43 PM

Source: Yellowhead County

Issued: May 05, 2023 at 02:43 PM

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Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has updated the Evacuation Order for immediate evacuation for the east part of Yellowhead County.

Evacuation Order for immediate evacuation for the east part of Yellowhead County. Fire conditions have increased. If you have not left, you must leave immediately. Head west on Highway 16 to get to the reception centre in Edson. Fire has jumped the River from Parkland in Yellowhead County and is moving fast in a westerly direction.

Area: This is for the east part of Yellowhead County. The evacuation area starts at the Pembina River west to Range Road 101. North border is Township Road 550 and south border to Township Road 520. Includes Evansburg, Wildwood, Lobstick, Hansonville.

Affected areas (1):

  • Yellowhead County

Action to take:

  • Evacuate the area
  • Go to Yellowhead County‚Äôs Facebook page or www.yhcounty.ca for information
  • Call 1-833-334-4630 for assistance.

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