Wildfires have resulted in evacuations in some communities. Learn more.

Wildfire prevention and mitigation

67% of wildfires in Alberta are started by people. Learn what you can do to reduce the risk of wildfires and mitigate their impact.

Help prevent wildfires

If you start a wildfire, you can be charged, fined, and held liable for all costs associated with fighting the wildfire.

Don’t be that person – learn simple steps to prevent wildfires when camping, using fireworks, riding OHVs or burning debris.

Call 310-FIRE (3473) to report a wildfire in a forested area.

In focus

Lit campfire under a sky full of stars

How to choose your campfire site, prepare your campfire and properly extinguish it when you are done.

Burn pile near a house at dusk

Learn how to safely burn brush, vegetation or woody debris on your property.

Fireworks exploding in a dark sky

How to get permission to use fireworks and exploding targets in the Forest Protection Area.

Smoke rising from a forest

Find active fire advisories, restrictions, bans, forest closures, off-highway vehicle restrictions and what activities are allowed.

Wildfire preparedness

Learn what you can do to prepare yourself and others in the event of a wildfire. See Wildfire preparedness for more details.