Wildfire hazard rating Very High in Grande Prairie Forest Management area

Everything Grande Prairie
August 30, 2022
Category: Forest Fires
Region: Canada, Canada West

GRAND PRAIRIE, Alberta — The province is reminding residents in the Grande Prairie Forest Management area that a fire advisory is currently in place. That means all current fire permits are suspended, with the exception of burn barrels, incinerators, smudges, and smokehouse permits. No new permits are being issued and essential burning is being evaluated on a case-by-case basis until significant rain falls in the region. There is currently one active wildfire in the GP Forest Management area, which is listed as being under control. Since March 1st, around 96 hectares of land have been burned by a combined total of 56 wildfires. [END]

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