This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has issued a Wildfire Evacuation Order for east of Shining Bank Lake.

Critical: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta (Updated May 15, 2023 at 08:07 PM)

Critical: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta

Updated May 15, 2023 at 08:07 PM

Source: Yellowhead County

Issued: May 15, 2023 at 08:07 PM

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Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has issued a Wildfire Evacuation Order for east of Shining Bank Lake.

Residents in this area need to evacuate. There is a wildfire east of Shining Bank Lake. The established evacuation routes are: south on Range Rd 130; south on Highway 32; west on Highway 748; or south on Highway 751. The Shining Bank Reception Centre will be at the Holiday Inn in Edson at 4520 2 Ave. Evacuees can register at the Reception Centre or call 1-833-334-4630.

Area: The Evacuation Order is for everyone in the area: North of Township Rd 550, east of Highway 32, South of Township Rd 570 east to Range Rd 130, south to Township Rd 561, and west of Range Rd 120.

Affected areas (2):

  • Yellowhead County
  • Woodlands County

Action to take:

  • Everyone in the affected area needs to evacuate
  • Gather pets, important documents, medication, food, water, supplies for at least 3 days
  • Go to www.alberta.ca/emergencyalert, local media for updates.

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