This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. The County of Grande Prairie has issued a Wildfire alert.

Advisory: Wildfire - Grande Prairie County No. 1 (Updated Jun 08, 2023 at 01:13 PM)

Advisory: Wildfire - Grande Prairie County No. 1

Updated Jun 08, 2023 at 01:13 PM

Source: County of Grande Prairie

Issued: Jun 08, 2023 at 01:13 PM

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Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. The County of Grande Prairie has issued a Wildfire alert.

The Peavine Creek wildfire has crossed the BC-AB border and is burning 5.5 km west of Preston Lake. Winds are pushing the fire east. The situation is being carefully monitored and if conditions do not improve, an evacuation will be required.

Affected areas (1):

  • Grande Prairie County No. 1

Action to take:

  • If you are in the affected area, you must prepare for a possible evacuation within 1 hour notice
  • Fuel your vehicles and gather pets, important documents, medications and enough food and water to be away from your home for at least 7 days
  • No evacuation is required at this time
  • This alert will be updated with further instructions as the situation progresses
  • For details on preparing for wildfires and evacuations, visit www.alberta.ca/beprepared.

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