ALBERTA WILDFIRE AND PRESCRIBED BURN SITREP FOR:
May 22, 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 0 2 3 26 31
Current Wildfire Situation 0 0 6 7 n/a 13
FPD Resources Committed 73 personnel, 4 r/w's, 1 wt's, 0 dz's, 0 bus, 0 skd's
Prescribed Burns Total: 23Total Area Burnt (ha): 1,820.86
 
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 255 748.08
5 Year Average 480 109,472.83
Mutual Aid 2017 4 133.64
5 Year Average 22 985.45
 
FIRE DANGER RATING

High to very high in boreal zones becoming moderate along the eastern 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 0170170000037370.90
Edson 000000000881.64
Fort McMurray 0011001017819.77
Grande Prairie 00000000010102.28
High Level 0011001347983593.57
Lac La Biche 0066002244044111.59
Peace River 00000000022227.05
Rocky Mtn House 02020001116177.81
Slave Lake 02240011219213.19
Whitecourt 000000000550.28
Total 0211031005712243255748.08
 
FOREST PROTECTION AREA SUMMARY - PREVIOUS YEAR ACTIVE CARRYOVERS*
Wildfire Management Area Out of Control Being Held Under Control Turned Over Total Fires Area Carried Over (ha)
Fort McMurray 001015.00
Total 001015.00
* A Carryover fire is one that was not extinguished by the end of the fire year in which it started.
 
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