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Wildfire Season Starts March 1

Wildfire Season Starts March 1

   

WILDFIRE HAZARD UPDATE

Until the snow completely melts, the wildfire hazard remains LOW in the Whitecourt Forest Area. In recent days, the snow has been disappearing quickly, exposing dead, dry grasses and vegetation. These conditions allow for wildfires to … Read the rest

February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments More
Wildfire Season Starts March 1

Wildfire Season Starts March 1

 

WILDFIRE HAZARD UPDATE

Currently, winter conditions keep the wildfire hazard at LOW for the Whitecourt Forest Area. Although snow helps reduce the risk of fire spreading, it can burn silently underground during the winter causing a hold-over wildfire to occur. … Read the rest

January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments More
Wildfire Hazard - Low

Wildfire Hazard – Low

WILDFIRE HAZARD

Cooler temperatures will continue over the weekend, the forecast is for rain and possibly snow early next week. These conditions are keeping the wildfire hazard LOW for the Whitecourt Forest Area. If you see smoke in the … Read the rest

October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Before you Burn It, Get a Permit

Before you Burn It, Get a Permit

WILDFIRE HAZARD

Snow and cooler temperatures will continue over the weekend, the forecast is for warmer temperatures to return next week. These conditions are keeping the wildfire hazard LOW for the Whitecourt Forest Area.

Let firefighters focus on wildfires … Read the rest

October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Wildfire Hazard - Low

Wildfire Hazard – Low

WILDFIRE HAZARD

Rain and cooler temperatures keep the wildfire hazard at LOW for the Whitecourt Forest Area. There is a chance of snow in the forecast for higher elevations in the Forest Area.

It is still important if you … Read the rest

September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Wildfire Hazard - High

Wildfire Hazard – High

WILDFIRE HAZARD

Warm, dry conditions and the wind have driven the wildfire hazard to HIGH for the Whitecourt Forest Area. The forecast is calling for the wind to be northwest in direction at 20 kilometres per hour, gusting to … Read the rest

September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Wildfire Hazard - Moderate

Wildfire Hazard – Moderate

WILDFIRE HAZARD

Warmer temperatures and the lack of rain are elevating the wildfire hazard to MODERATE for the Whitecourt Forest Area. The forecast is calling for the warm, dry trend to continue thorough the weekend and into early next … Read the rest

September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Wildfire Hazard - Moderate

Wildfire Hazard – Moderate

WILDFIRE HAZARD

Recent windy conditions have dried branches and grasses on the forest floor, driving the wildfire hazard to MODERATE for the Whitecourt Forest Area.  Firefighters need your help reporting and preventing wildfires. If you see smoke in the … Read the rest

September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Quick and Easy Wildfire Prevention Tips For Fall

Quick and Easy Wildfire Prevention Tips For Fall

WILDFIRE HAZARD

Cooler temperatures and rain keep the wildfire hazard at low for the Whitecourt Forest Area.  Firefighters need your help reporting and preventing wildfires. If you see smoke in the forest call 310-FIRE (3473).
Image: Athabasca River… Read the rest
September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Wildfire Hazard - LOW

Wildfire Hazard – LOW

Learn How Easy Wildfire Prevention Can Be | Whitecourt Forest Area

Posted on Wed, Aug 24, 2016

PREVENTING A WILDFIRE IS EASY…

Off-highway vehicles can start wildfires. Preventing this is easy, stop frequently during your ride, check your vehicle for … Read the rest

August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More



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