That wildfire south of Janvier–is still burning out of control.
Wildfire information officers say it looks like it was started by a lightning strike and while its not threatening the hamlet right now—-a big wind could change things.
Residents have been told to have a bag packed—just in case they have to evacuate.
In the meantime–there’s a complete fire ban in Lac Ste. Anne County—so no burning.
Many regions of the province have an “extreme” fire risk right now—-so everyone is asked to be so careful.
If you’re wondering what the rules are in your region—head to albertafirebans.ca.
All the heat Alberta’s been dealing with this week led to an alert for the hamlet of Janvier last night.
Officials have told residents to be “ready to evacuate”—because there’s an out of control wildfire burning in the region.
The wildfire risk in the RM of Wood Buffalo–is extreme right now.