Wildfires Alberta

Fire Evacuees Allowed Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

NORDEGG, Alta. - The last of the evacuees forced from their homes by fires in west-central Alberta are being allowed to return.Clearwater County says ...

Tinderbox Of A Province As Hundreds Flee Fires

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

As the threat of wildfire grows higher and higher across Alberta, forcing people to evacuate the towns of Nordegg and Lodgepole, the City of Calgary h...

200 Flee Raging Fires

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

NORDEGG, Alta. - About 200 people remained out of their homes late Monday as forest fires threatened two communities in the foothills of west-central ...

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...

Wildfire Alert As Temperatures Climb

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - With record temperatures in the forecast and tinder-dry brush and grass in many areas, Alberta's wildfire crews are on high alert.Despite a...

Alberta Bracing For Early Wildfire Season

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta is bracing for another early forest-fire season by readying crews in advance.Like last year, wildfire crews will be on duty startin...

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...

This Is How Serious The Wildfire Threat Is In Alberta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - The wildfire threat in Alberta is so volatile the province has imposed a sweeping fire ban to reduce the threat.The ban applies to all fore...

Alberta Wildfires Threats Range From High To Extreme

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - As people in Slave Lake prepare to mark the one-year anniversary of wildfires that ravaged the town, the threat of new wildfires in the reg...