This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. The County of Grande Prairie has updated a wildfire alert.

Critical: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta (Updated May 05, 2023 at 05:16 PM)

Critical: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta

Updated May 05, 2023 at 05:16 PM

Source: County of Grande Prairie

Issued: May 05, 2023 at 05:16 PM

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Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. The County of Grande Prairie has updated a wildfire alert.

There is an out of control wildfire that is threatening structures in the affected area.

Area: The evacuation area has been expanded to include all residents from Township Road 710 south to the Wapiti River and Highway 40 to Range Road 73.

Affected areas (3):

  • Grande Prairie
  • Grande Prairie County No. 1
  • Greenview No. 16

Action to take:

  • All residents between Township Road 710 to the Wapiti River and between Highway 40 and Range Road 73 must evacuate immediately
  • Evacuate using the nearest Range Road north toward the City of Grande Prairie
  • Evacuees are to register at the Bonnets Energy Centre, 10017 99 Ave, Grande Prairie
  • If you need help evacuating, call 1-825-606-5092
  • Bring all important documents, medications, food, water and important supplies, to be away from your home for 3 days
  • Bring your pets
  • Stay tuned to www.alberta.ca/emergencyalert and www.countygp.ab.ca for updates.

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