The following is the email I received from Leah Lovequist at the Slave Lake Wildfire Management Area.
More updates may have been issued since 5:30pm since people have begun evacuating the community as of about 8pm.
|5:30 pm Wildfire Update for Slave Lake. Two active wildfires.|
By Leah Lovequist, May 24, 2015 5:44:00 PM
Update on wildfire burning on north end of North Wabasca Lake as of 530pm May 24
As of 5:30 pm the wildfire has challenged the fire guard is growing. For evacuation information call Bigstone 780-891-0518 or MD of Opportunity 780-891-8719.
MD of Opportunity is asking that MD residents go to the Lakeview Sports Centre and residents of Bigstone Cree Nation 166C to go to Oski Pasikoniwew Kamik School.
For the most up to date info frequently check Alberta Wildfire App and Alberta Wildfire Info on facebook.
Listen in to Lake fm 92.7 for updates.