Critical: Wildfire - Big Lakes
Updated May 15, 2023 at 01:21 PM
Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Issued: May 15, 2023 at 01:21 PM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Big Lakes County Evacuation Order due to Wildfire still in place.
A fire southeast of the Town of High Prairie is moving northeast. If you are in the affected area you must evacuate immediately.
Affected areas (1):
Action to take:
- Bring pets, important documents, medication, and supplies for 7 days
- Everyone evacuating should go to the Elks Rodeo Hall north of the Town of High Prairie at 74508 on Highway 749 to register
- Everyone must evacuate now
- 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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