Wildfire danger HIGH in Grande Prairie Forest area

By Nathaniel Leigh
Everything Grande Prairie
September 17, 2023
Category: Forest Fires
Region: Canada, Canada West

Increased fire behavior is expected for the northern parts of the Grande Prairie Forest area. This is due in part to a lack of rain in needed locations. There are currently nine wildfires burning in the area, including a 7 hectare fire near the Saddle Hills forestry tower. Firefighters have responded to the blaze, performing multiple air tanker drops, placing containment lines and slowing the growth of the fire, but the risk to the area is still considered to be high.

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