Advisory: Wildfire - Big Lakes
Updated May 05, 2023 at 07:42 PM
Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Issued: May 05, 2023 at 07:42 PM
- 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
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- Update: May 06, 2023 at 01:50 AM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Big Lakes County has issued a Wildfire alert.
The wildfire southeast of East Prairie Metis Settlement has moved northwest into the East Prairie Metis Settlement and has the potential to reach the Banana Belt area by May 6, 2023.
Affected areas (1):
- Big Lakes
Action to take:
- Since there is the potential for danger to life and health, Big Lakes County has ordered residents east of the West Prairie River and Highway 749 and south of Township Road 724, to prepare to evacuate with 60 minutes notice
- 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.