Evacuation alert in place for Zama City, Northern Alberta

By Curtis Galbraith
Everything Grande Prairie
June 22, 2024
Category: Forest Fires
Region: Canada, Canada West

Fire watchers said on Sunday evening that this fire now covers at least 3350 hectares. The cause is under investigation. Mackenzie County has issued an evacuation alert for Zama City because of a wildfire. Fire watchers in the High Level Forest Area say the fire is burning 8.5 kilometres southwest of the community. The fire is listed as out of control and has burned 2100 hectares. There are 72 firefighters, air and ground equipment fighting the blaze. The alert from Mackenzie County says the fire is not moving towards the community but people are still asked to keep their essentials ready. Crews are working on protecting structures in Zama City.

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