This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Big Lakes County is issuing a Wildfire Alert.

Advisory: Wildfire - Big Lakes (Issued May 06, 2023 at 09:57 AM)

Advisory: Wildfire - Big Lakes

Issued May 06, 2023 at 09:57 AM

Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Issued: May 06, 2023 at 09:57 AM

Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Big Lakes County is issuing a Wildfire Alert.

A wildfire is moving west through the Gilwood area.

Area: This alert is in effect for Big Lakes County Residents In the area: North of Township Road 734 and east of Range Road 183 to Highway 749, west of Highway 749 & north of Township road 740 and west of Range Road 175.

Affected areas (1):

  • Big Lakes

Action to take:

  • Since there is potential danger to life and health, if you are in the affected area, you must 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.

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