Critical: Wildfire - Big Lakes
Updated May 16, 2023 at 03:43 PM
Source: Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Issued: May 16, 2023 at 03:43 PM
- Alert: May 13, 2023 at 04:29 PM
- Update: May 13, 2023 at 07:11 PM
- Update: May 14, 2023 at 04:23 PM
- Update: May 15, 2023 at 01:21 PM
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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):
- Big Lakes
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.