ALBERTA WILDFIRE AND PRESCRIBED BURN SITREP FOR:
August 23, 2017 @ 10:00hrs
 
PROVINCIAL SUMMARY
Forest Protection Area Out of Control Being Held Under Control Turned Over Extinguished Total
New Wildfires in last 24 hrs 0 1 0 0 2 3
Current Wildfire Situation 4 6 9 5 n/a 24
FPD Resources Committed 371 personnel, 22 r/w's, 1 wt's, 6 dz's, 0 bus, 0 skd's
Prescribed Burns Total: 29Total Area Burnt (ha): 4,185.10
 
Mutual Aid in Province Assistance Started Out of Control Being Held Under Control Turned Over Extinguished Assistance Ended Total
New Fires in last 24 hrs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Current Fire Situation 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0
FPD Resources Committed 0 personnel, 0 r/w's, 0 wt's, 0 dz's, 0 bus, 0 skd's
 
HISTORICAL DATA TO DATE
  Total Fires Total Area Burnt (ha)
Forest Protection Area (Wildfire Data Only) 2017 1053 19,678.11
5 Year Average 1282 294,167.49
Mutual Aid 2017 11 2,658.65
5 Year Average 31 1,724.50
 
FIRE DANGER RATING

Moderate across the province with high to the central boreal and very high to extreme in the southern slopes.

 
FOREST PROTECTION AREA WILDFIRE SUMMARY - CURRENT YEAR
New Wildfires in the Last 24 hrs Total Number of Wildfires and Hectares Burnt to Date
Wildfire Management Area Lightning Human Under Invest. Total Fires Out of Control Being Held Under Control Turned Over Active Fires Exting-uished Total Fires Area Burnt (ha)
Calgary 0000000002342345.61
Edson 000000000696916.05
Fort McMurray 00111150779861,332.48
Grande Prairie 01010011239417.42
High Level 00113432122572699,587.50
Lac La Biche 0000000005555107.21
Peace River 000000022103105347.08
Rocky Mtn House 000000000535318.48
Slave Lake 0000010011141158,244.87
Whitecourt 000000000262611.41
Total 01234695241029105319,678.11
 
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