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