Alberta Wildfire

► Tornado Of Fire Forces Alberta Firefighter's Daring Escape

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Alberta

Dry grass and strong winds made the blaze a particularly difficult one to control.

Foreign Help Called In To Battle Western Canada Blazes

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

Soldiers began helping crews fight wildfires threatening communities in northern Saskatchewan on Wednesday, as other western provinces called in help ...

Not Enough Food, Blankets For Saskatchewan Evacuees

CP | Kurtis Doering, CKOM, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Some of us didn't even have supper last night or breakfast this morning."

Soldiers Train To Fight Dire Wildfire Situation In Sask.

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

"It's not often the Canadian Army is called upon by the provinces to assist with forest fires but this is a big one for Saskatchewan. We're happy to oblige."

Alberta Crews Working To Protect Oilsands Projects From Wildfire

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

Cooler weather was helping crews in Alberta battle wildfires Thursday as the province shifted more effort to protecting oilsands projects in the northeast.

Full Fire Ban In Effect For Alberta Forests

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Alberta

Campgrounds are included in the ban.

Albertans Asked To Be Extra Cautious About Wildfires

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta is urging campers and drivers of off-highway vehicles to be extra careful not to spark wildfires on the upcoming Victoria Day long ...

Backcountry Access Restricted Due To Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Alberta

NORDEGG, Alta. - Alberta Environment is closing parts of the backcountry near Rocky Mountain House because of a wildfire.Officials say the fire is bur...

Dangerous Wildfire Conditions Across Province

CBC | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

Alberta officials are cautioning people in much of the province about dangerous wildfire conditions. A wildfire advisory has been issued f...

Proposals To Protect Wildfire-Prone Areas Snuffed Out

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A federal commission has rejected proposals to change Canada's national construction codes to better protect communities from destructive w...

Wildfire Protection Plan Approved

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government has approved a plan it hopes will protect the community of Bragg Creek from the kind of extreme wildfires that devas...

Calgary Area Under Air Quality Warning Due To B.C. Wildfires

CBC | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Alberta

Alberta Environment says wildfires in southeast B.C. have pushed the air quality risk to 'moderate' for areas around Calgary. That could ...

Alberta Wildfires Force 300 From Homes

CBC | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada

The province is escalating the fight against an out-of-control wildfire threatening Zama City in northwest Alberta. "We do have a Type 1 ...