Critical: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta
Issued May 07, 2023 at 10:31 AM
Source: Yellowhead County
Issued: May 07, 2023 at 10:31 AM
- Alert: May 07, 2023 at 10:31 AM
- Update: May 08, 2023 at 08:16 AM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County and the Town of Edson have issued an Evacuation Order for the Town of Edson and central and eastern parts of Yellowhead County.
Multiple areas of Yellowhead County and the Town of Edson have been evacuated due to several wildfires. The evacuation order remains in place.
Affected areas (3):
- Parkland County
- Yellowhead County
Action to take:
- Evacuate the current evacuation zone
- Evacuation route is west to Hinton or Jasper
- Info on municipal Facebook pages and websites for map and updates
- Call 1-833-334-4630 for assistance or more information
- Check https://511.alberta.ca/ for highway closures.