Critical: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta
Updated May 16, 2023 at 05:31 PM
Source: Yellowhead County
Issued: May 16, 2023 at 05:31 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.
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.