Province of Alberta Website: Twitter: Facebook: Download the Alberta Emergency Alerts app to your smartphone: Highway conditions Get up-to-date highway conditions on , and on the. As a result, all residents located in the re-entry Zone 4b communities of Abasand, Beacon Hill and Waterways are not permitted to access their homes on the scheduled re-entry date of June 4. A fire permit is required for all burning. The boil water advisory was lifted in all areas of Fort McMurray on August 17, 2016. In the wake of the wildfire impact on Fort McMurray, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo created a wildfire recovery plan, establishing a framework and governance structure for recovery efforts.
Regular permitting is not exempt and applicable fees are still required. Victims of and, some of them, contributors to a catastrophe born out of an oil-industry spread hubris and blindness. Our thoughts are with you. The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corp. We are Alberta Strong and we will rebuild Wood Buffalo together.
The government and the signed a of understanding on May 4, detailing required assistance and use of helicopters for rescue operations. Edmonton schools open arms, doors to Fort McMurray students Reported by Janet French School districts in and around Edmonton have opened their doors to displaced Fort McMurray students. If you are uninsured, it is your responsibility to take the appliance to the local landfill. The new rules are intended to help ensure that only residents and other approved individuals are in restricted areas. At one point during the evening a woman named Kris frantically tweeted that a friend needed a gooseneck hitch for a trailer and needed to get to Grasslands. If it's an emergency, call 9-1-1. The Municipality is sending letters to residential property owners who were on title on May 3, 2016, with details about the amount of cancelled taxes they are entitled to under this program.
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. If the Municipality is required. Cleaning tanks following long periods of disuse should be common practice. Owners that have already paid their 2016 property taxes in full will have the option to request a refund of the credit amount applied to their tax account. In the image above, the western edge of the Fort McMurray fire appears to feature a 10-15 kilometer front.
Mobile security patrols will continue in all damaged areas until further notice. Since receiving the letter, the Municipality has requested clarification on some of the items presented by the Government of Alberta. On May 5, four from 's took off from the province to aid in the firefighting effort. Residents may continue to bring their residential waste to the landfill. Almost the entire Fort McMurray area was placed under a during the fire, since untreated water was placed into the municipal water system to supply firefighters. This service is intended to facilitate cleanup of residential waste for Phase 2B residents only and does not include contractor waste, hazardous waste, fridges or freezers.
The Fort McMurray Fire Horse River Fire has enlarged its footprint over the last two days to 422,898 hectares 1,045,022 acres, 1,632 square miles. The southern evacuees took up residence at a main reception centre in Edmonton or in hotels, campgrounds or with friends. It was estimated that 10,000 hectares 25,000 acres of land had been burned. Meanwhile, thermometer readings are expected to climb into the middle 80s again on Saturday with very dry conditions taking hold. The municipality is reporting on social media that north Abasand is now on fire and the radio-cell tower is under threat from the blaze.
The Syncrude and Suncor oil sands sites are being evacuated with employees moved to the north. Please read: ScienceBlogs is where scientists communicate directly with the public. If you still have a damaged fridge, freezer or other large appliance and you are insured, you should speak with your insurer before disposing it. The change will positively impact rebuilding in Stone Creek, Wood Buffalo, Abasand, Beacon Hill, and the areas of Waterways that are above the flood. A fire ban remains in effect for portions of northeastern Alberta and Fort McMurray Forest Area.
The fire spread across approximately 590,000 hectares 1,500,000 acres before it was declared to be under control on July 5, 2016. Currently General Manager, MacKay River Operations for Suncor Energy, Ms. Residents who are not able to attend their property visit can send someone in their place. This alert affects a number of plants. The fire continued to spread across and into Saskatchewan, consuming forested areas and impacting operations.