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Wildfire smoke drifting into Grande Prairie region

Smoke from an out of control wildfire is expected to drift into the area over the next few days. The wildfire is burning in the Willmore Wilderness Park, which is next to Jasper National Park. Anyone with health concerns should check the Alberta Health Services website or call 8-1-1.

The wildfire hazard is still high in the Grande Prairie Management Area there’s a probability of lightning and 40 kilometre an hour winds in the forecast. There are currently three active fires in the region, including one southeast of Musreau Lake. It was discovered Tuesday and was brought under control overnight. It’s listed as two hectares large.

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