alberta wildfires

Federal scientists predict high wildfire risk across Western Canada

Federal scientists predict high wildfire risk across Western Canada

Federal scientists predict high wildfire risk across Western Canada

 

Edmonton fire chief says people must adapt to more wildfires in their lives

EDMONTON — In a few weeks, Ken Block will hang up his…

 

Joshua Parenteau holds a photo of his family members, including his parents, who had their house destroyed by wildfire on the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement near High Level. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer man wants to help family members whose house was destroyed by wildfire

“They are still shell-shocked,” says Joshua Parenteau

 

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Research suggests inhaling smoke from a wildfire can be equal to smoking a couple of packs of cigarettes a day depending on its thickness.

Alberta says 10,000 people are out of their homes because of wildfires

The Alberta government says wildfires raging across the northern part of the…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Research suggests inhaling smoke from a wildfire can be equal to smoking a couple of packs of cigarettes a day depending on its thickness.
Hot, dry, windy conditions lead to warning that Alberta wildfires could blow up

Hot, dry, windy conditions lead to warning that Alberta wildfires could blow up

Hot, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to what fire-watchers call…

Hot, dry, windy conditions lead to warning that Alberta wildfires could blow up
(Advocate new services photo).

High wildfire risk in Rocky area

Public precautions are needed to prevent more blazes

(Advocate new services photo).
Federal natural resources researchers forecast long, hot wildfire season

Federal natural resources researchers forecast long, hot wildfire season

Federal natural resources Federal wildfire researchers say most regions in Canada could…

Federal natural resources researchers forecast long, hot wildfire season
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                A hiking trail leads through scorched earth in Waterton Lakes. Expert say the Waterton forest will renew after wildfire, but it will take decades.

Waterton faces decades of recovery after fire

WATERTON — Lockey Craig figures he’ll be long gone by the time…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                A hiking trail leads through scorched earth in Waterton Lakes. Expert say the Waterton forest will renew after wildfire, but it will take decades.
Wildfire guts horse ranch in Waterton park

Wildfire guts horse ranch in Waterton park

Wildfire guts horse ranch in Waterton park WATERTON, Alta. — A family-run…

Wildfire guts horse ranch in Waterton park
Wildlife well adapted to survive wildfires: expert

Wildlife well adapted to survive wildfires: expert

WATERTON — As wet, cool weather provided some relief to crews battling…

Wildlife well adapted to survive wildfires: expert
Photo from Ponoka Fire Department Facebook page

Ponoka firefighters head to southern Alberta

Four Ponoka firefighters take an engine to help fight southern Alberta wildfires

Photo from Ponoka Fire Department Facebook page
Evacuation advised for Waterton Lakes National Park

Evacuation advised for Waterton Lakes National Park

WATERTON — Parks Canada has issued a precautionary evacuation alert for all…

Evacuation advised for Waterton Lakes National Park
Governments help B.C. ranchers rebuild from ashes

Governments help B.C. ranchers rebuild from ashes

VANCOUVER — Ranchers who have lost animals and land to devastating wildfires…

Governments help B.C. ranchers rebuild from ashes
Fire crews working on the fire under control west of Nordegg. (Contributed)

Two wildfires in the Nordegg area

Smoke from B.C. has drifted into Rocky Forest Area

Fire crews working on the fire under control west of Nordegg. (Contributed)