The wildfire danger for the Grande Prairie Forest Area is HIGH.  The fire advisory will remain in effect until conditions improve.   

If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE. 

At this time, the Grande Prairie Forest Area has recorded 30 wildfires with a total of 9.17 hectares burned. All fires are extinguished. Gusty winds and warmer weather will continue to increase the potential for wildfire events in the area. 

A fire advisory is issued for the Grande Prairie Forest Area effective Monday, July 18, 2022 due to current and forecasted dry and windy weather conditions.  
Under this advisory: 
• Current fire permits remain valid; 
• New fire permits will be issued on a case-by-case basis. 
• Any burning without a valid fire permit, other than a campfire, is prohibited. 
• Safe wood campfires * 
• Backyard fire pits 
• Portable propane fire pits 
• Gas or propane stoves and barbecues 
• Catalytic or infrared-style heaters 
*Safe wood campfires - should be within a metal, brick, or rock fire ring. 
They are required to:  
• Be on rock, gravel, sand, or another non-combustible surface that extends at least one metre around the fire;  
• Have a responsible person in attendance to keep fire under control at all times and extinguish before leaving; 
• Have on hand enough water on site to extinguish the fire. Safe wood campfires on private lands include private land campgrounds and private land recreation areas 
• Municipalities, Parks and protected areas may have additional fire safety requirements. 
Never leave a campfire unattended. Soak it, stir it and soak it again until cool to the touch to ensure it is extinguished. 
If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE.