Critical: Wildfire - Big Lakes
Updated May 06, 2023 at 08:55 AM
Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Issued: May 06, 2023 at 08:55 AM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Big Lakes County is issuing a Wildfire Alert result in an Evacuation Order.
A wildfire is moving northwest through the Banana Belt area. If you are in the affected area, you must evacuate immediately.
Affected areas (1):
Action to take:
- Gather pets, important documents and medication, and enough food, water, and supplies for at least 3 days
- Everyone evacuating should go to the Elks Rodeo Hall north of the Town of High Prairie at 74508 on Highway 749 to register
- Bring RV's if you have them as camping is available on-site at the Elks Rodeo Hall
- Stay tuned to www.alberta.ca/emergencyalert and local media for updates.
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