This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. The alert for Yellowhead County and the Town of Edson have upgraded to an Evacuation Order. This alert is being issued due to out-of-control wildfires burning throughout Yellowhead County. Due to increased activity, some wildfires are expanding in size.

Advisory: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta (Cancelled Jun 09, 2023 at 06:57 PM)

Advisory: Wildfire - Parts of Alberta

Cancelled Jun 09, 2023 at 06:57 PM

Source: Yellowhead County

Issued: Jun 09, 2023 at 06:57 PM

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Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. The alert for Yellowhead County and the Town of Edson have upgraded to an Evacuation Order. This alert is being issued due to out-of-control wildfires burning throughout Yellowhead County. Due to increased activity, some wildfires are expanding in size.

Be The alert for Yellowhead County and the Town of Edson have upgraded to an Evacuation Order. Call 1-833-334-4630 for more information. Go to edson.ca, yhcounty.ca, or our Facebook pages for official updates.

Affected areas (2):

  • Edson
  • Yellowhead County

Action to take:

  • Ensure vehicles have fuel
  • Bring important documents, medication, and supplies to be away for at least 72 hours
  • Take pets with you
  • Make plans for livestock.

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