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

Advisory: Wildfire - Big Lakes (Updated May 06, 2023 at 10:46 AM)

Advisory: Wildfire - Big Lakes

Updated May 06, 2023 at 10:46 AM

Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Issued: May 06, 2023 at 10:46 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: West of Range Road 175, North of Township Road 734, East of Range Road 183, South of Township Road 742, West of Highway 749, North of Township Road 740.

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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