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Fire Notice - September 17, 2023

Fire Notice – September 17, 2023 (Wildfire GWF-066)

Fire GWF-066 was discovered early this afternoon, approximately 8km east of Gundy, 22km south of Highway 49, near the Saddle Hills Forestry Tower. The forestry is approximately 8 ha in size. There is currently no threat to area residents and no residences within the immediate area of the fire.

Alberta Forestry are currently working on this wildfire. There have been multiple air tanker drops, with helicopters continuing to bucket water, and containment lines have been placed to slow the growth of this fire. Firefighters are focused on controlling wildfire spread as heavy equipment builds containment lines along the perimeter.

We will post an update should any changes occur.

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