May 11, 2024

SMOKE OVER THE EDSON FOREST AND YELLOWHEAD COUNTY FIRE AREA

The heavy smoke that is currently settling over the Edson Forest Area and Yellowhead County Fire Area is not produced by a nearby wildfire. The website, Firesmoke.ca indicates that the smoke is coming from northern British Columbia. To learn more about where the smoke is forecasted to originate from, you can visit the website

Thick widespread smoke makes it difficult for lookout observers to detect new smoke from our area. Ensure you use great care when recreating and fully extinguish your campfire. If you see flame or smoke that you suspect is from this area, please report it to 310-FIRE.

If you have having smoke related health concerns, we encourage you to contact Alberta 811.