Critical Alert Update - Wildfire - Jun 23, 2021 at 02:35PM
This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has updated the Wildfire Alert. This alert is in effect for: Yellowhead County. The wildfire in Yellowhead County remains out of control 9km West of Evansburg, North of Highway 16 and West of Highway 22. Highway 16 is now open however, everyone along Highway 16, west of Highway 22, up to Highway 16A, including the Lobstick Resort Area must stay out of the area due to this wildfire. The public must be cautious while travelling in the area due to heavy smoke. If you are in the affected area: The public must stay out of evacuated areas due to active wildfire in the area. Highway 16 is open for travel. The public must be cautious while travelling due to heavy smoke. The evacuated public should register at the Evacuation Centre, which has been set up at the Evansburg Arena in Evansburg. The Emergency Information number for residents 1-833-334-4630. For details visit www.emergencyalert.alberta.ca or stay tuned to local media.