Critical: Wildfire - Yellowhead County
Issued May 22, 2023 at 06:39 PM
Source: Yellowhead County
Issued: May 22, 2023 at 06:39 PM
- Alert: May 22, 2023 at 06:39 PM
- Update: May 23, 2023 at 04:05 PM
Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. The Evacuation Order is still in effect in Yellowhead County for the area east of Shiningbank to the Rail Line north of Niton.
There is a wildfire east of Shining Bank Lake. Evacuation routes: south on Range Rd 130 or Highway 32, west on Highway 748 or south on Highway 751. Reception Centre is Holiday Inn in Edson (4520 2 Ave). Register at the Reception Centre. Or call 1-833-334-4630 for evacuee registration information.
Affected areas (1):
- Yellowhead County
Action to take:
- Evacuate the area
- Gather important documents, pets, and medication, food, and water for 3 days
- Go to www.alberta.ca/emergencyalert for updates.