Wildfire danger rated ‘moderate’ in PR area

Chris Clegg
South Peace News

The wildfire danger in the Peace River Forest Area was rated as “moderate” effective Aug. 26, says an Alberta Wildfire news release.

At the date of release, there were three wildfires in the Peace River Forest Area: the two largest being PWF-048 which is under control at 157 hectares, and PWF-049 being held at 81 hectares.

Since March 1 there have been 55 wildfires in the Peace River Forest Area burning a total of 265 hectares.

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