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WILDFIRE NOTICE: PWF118

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resources Development has advised the Government of the Lubicon Lake Nation of a new wildfire start approximately 15-20 kilometres north of Simon Lake in 15-9-88-17W5M.

Currently  the wildfire is out of control at 80 hectares.  There are three air tanker groups, three helicopters and three dozer groups working to contain the fire. It appears this fire will move into a wetland area through the evening, slowing its progress overnight.

Smoke has been noted to be blowing from this fire to the Lubicon communities of Little Buffalo as well as Kinosew Sakahikan.

Further information will be posted as it becomes available.

For up to date information contact:

Garrett Tomlinson, EMT

Communications / Industry Liaison

Emergency Services Coordinator

Direct (780) 618-3794

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We are the Lubicon Lake Nation: a sovereign and self-determining peoples. The Lubicon Lake Nation is a distinct Indigenous Nation with a well-defined traditional Territory in what is now known as north-central Alberta, Canada (see Map). We are Cree peoples, Neheyiwak, and were and have been hunting, fishing and trapping on our Traditional Territory long before the creation of Canada. We continue to occupy and protect our Traditional Territory today. We have never surrendered or ceded our land to a foreign government. Our Nation maintains jurisdiction over, authority for, and autonomy of our Traditional Territory, Nation and peoples.