Category Archives: Forest Fire

Fire Weather Advisory Postpone Burning Monday!

Fire Weather Advisory Fire Weather Advisory Postpone burning. Very strong and gusty winds expected for Monday. By Leah Lovequist, Apr 17, 2016 5:15:36 PM A Fire Weather Advisory is in effect for the Slave Lake Forest Area for Monday April 18th. The forecast is calling for very warm temperatures and southwest winds 20 kilometres per hour […]

Fire permits needed as of March 1st

Fire permits are required for any type of burning in the Forest Protection Area. Fire permits are free and can be obtained by calling your local Agriculture and Forestry office. Slave Lake/Red Earth/Peerless/Trout 780-849-7377 Wabasca 780-891-3860 High Prairie 780-523-6619 By getting a fire permit you help keep our firefighters free to fight real wildfires instead of investigating […]

Wabasca Forest Fire Info

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 […]