UPDATE: OCT. 18
- Wheatland County: Four homes were lost in the hamlet of Gleichen, two homes were lost in the hamlet of Stobart.
- Acadia: Two homes were reported lost in Acadia Valley.
- Siksika First Nation: Two homes were reported lost.
UPDATE: 1:08 AM
Fires throughout Wheatland County are under control. All residents may return to their homes.
UPDATE: 10:33 PM - Wheatland County has declared a State of Local Emergency.
Several running wildfires. Gleichen residents EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY!
Reception Centres open at the Standard Community Hall (150 Yorick Avenue, Standard). For more information go to www.wheatlandcounty.ca
Any persons having trouble breathing due to smoke should seek immediate medical attention.
For the latest updates on emergency alerts, fires and evacuations go to: http://www.emergencyalert.alberta.ca/
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