Critical: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta
Updated May 06, 2023 at 02:31 PM
Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Issued: May 06, 2023 at 02:31 PM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Big Lakes County has issued an Evacuation Order due to Wildfire.
A wildfire is moving west through the Gilwood area.
Affected areas (2):
Action to take:
- Everyone in in the impacted area must evacuate now
- Bring pets, important documents and medication, and enough food, water, and supplies for 3 days
- Evacuate to the Elks Rodeo Hall north of the Town of High Prairie at 74508 on Highway 749 to register
- Further instructions will be given to those directly impacted
- Everyone from Highway 749 west to Range Road 185 and from Township Road 730 north to Township Road 740 must be prepared to leave on short notice
- Go to the County website and Facebook page for info
- Updates on www.alberta.ca/emergencyalert.
- gilwood-map-mandatory-evac---May-6,[email protected]
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