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Posted on: May 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] *UPDATE* Wildfire Danger Level for May 11th - HIGH

Wildfire Danger- High

Wildfire Danger

Warm weather and winds have caused the wildfire danger to climb to HIGH in the Slave Lake Forest Area.

 Click here to view the wildfire danger map.

Firefighters urge everyone to use caution as the dead grass will ignite easily and a wildfire will spread quickly under windy conditions. Report wildfires immediately by calling 310-FIRE (3743).

Slave Lake Residents can still have back-yard fire’s in a fire pit. 

Fire lookouts are on high alert constantly watching for smoke and firefighters in helicopters and airtankers are ready to respond to any new wildfires that may start.

Weather

The forecast for today is calling for a high of 14 degrees and winds from the southeast 20 kilometres per hour. 

If you have any questions please contact:

Leah Lovequist

Wildfire Information Officer

Mobile:780-849-0945

Email:Leah.Lovequist@gov.ab.ca

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