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Thorhild County maintains a Municipal Emergency Management Plan that details steps to be taken in the event of an emergency occurring within the County.  Such emergencies could include incidents involving wildfires, dangerous goods, utility and water failures, extreme weather and environmental incidents and transportation incidents.

Alberta Emergency AlertsAlberta Emergency Alerts are issued by the communities where a disaster or emergency is occurring.  You can click the Alert Badge to view any current alerts.  You can also receive alerts directly on your phone or computer from the same link.



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Information Alert Update - Train Accident - Dec 17, 2021 at 08:10AM

This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Yellowhead County has updated the Train Accident Alert. This alert is in effect for: Yellowhead County. There is a train derailment south of the Hamlet of Brule located in Yellowhead County west of Hinton. The incident has not affected the residences of Brule, but Yellowhead County Fire Department (YCFD) is monitoring and assessing for any potential dangers. YCFD have gone to the adjacent properties for air monitoring at this point. If you are in the affected area: A train has derailed. Follow the directions of local authorities. Listen to local authorities for any updates. Residents may see Yellowhead County Protective Services personnel in the area and in the Hamlet as they continue to monitor the situation. For details visit or stay tuned to local media.



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