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  • Fire Update moved to 12 p.m.

    In order to provide residents with the most up-to-date information we are moving our 10 a.m. update to 12 p.m. (noon), to be able to provide additional information from forestry. 

  • Fire Update - May 7, 2023 - 6 p.m.

    The wildfire North of Fourth Creek continues to grow on the North side of the Peace River (map below). Clear Hills County reports that it has jumped both east and west guards due to wind shifts, and has grown in both East and West directions.

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    Fire Update - May 7, 2023 - 10 a.m.

    There is no significant information to report on the growth of the fire North of Fourth Creek (map below). The wind continues from the Southeast.

  • Image of Child in Torchlight Playing
    Emergency Preparedness Week - May 7-13, 2023

    Are you prepared if an emergency strikes? Did you know that not all Alberta Emergency Alerts are delivered to your phone automatically?

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    Central Peace Fire Updates - May 6, 2023

    The fire South of Rycroft is Being Held. It’s been confined to a 50 ha area, including a portion that was intentionally back-burned. It currently poses no threat to the Village or the Town.

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    Be Prepared - Make a Plan and 72 Hour Kits

    While there are no current evacuation orders in place, we are asking that all residents take precautionary measures and be prepared. 

  • Alberta Declares Provincial State of Emergency

    In response to the threat of multiple wildfires burning throughout the province, Alberta has declared a provincial state of emergency to ensure the safety, health and welfare of Albertans.

  • Nasa Satellite Image
    Fire Update - May 6, 2023 - 6 p.m.

    This view from a NASA satellite infra-red (MODIS) scan (which updates around every 6 hours) shows the fire North of Fourth Creek is in the Peace River valley, has crossed the river, is 10,500 ha in size, most of which is on the North side of the river.

  • Image of Smoky Wildfire
    Fire Updates - May 5, 2023

    This fire is in the Forest Protection Area, approximately 11 km North of Township road 840, and is approximately 2,000 ha in size, and still classified as Out of Control.

  • Image of Blue Background with Text
    2023 Photo Contest - Discover the Peace

    The 2023 Photo Contest is now open! This year's theme is 'Discover the Peace'.


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Saddle Hills
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB
T0H 3G0
T. 780-864-3760
Fax 780-864-3904
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frontdesk@saddlehills.ab.ca

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