Fire Advisory in Effect
July 21, 2022
From Alberta Wildfire:
The wildfire danger in the Edson Forest Area is now VERY HIGH.
A fire advisory is in effect for the Edson Forest Area section of the Forest Protection Area as of today at 13:00 due to current and forecasted weather conditions.
Fine fuels and woody debris are very dry and could ignite easily from any spark, friction or hot exhaust.
Use extreme caution when working or recreating outdoors.
At this time, there are no changes to existing permits but any new permits will be considered on a case by case basis.
The public and residents in the Edson Forest Area can continue to use a fire pit, charcoal briquettes on a barbecue, or a safe campfire and recreational off-highway vehicles.
The fire advisory will remain in place until conditions improve.
There are many advisories, restrictions and bans in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta and communities in Alberta at the moment. To learn more on how they may affect your area or plans, visit albertafirebans.ca