• There was minimal growth in the Rural Municipality of Wood Buffalo wildfire yesterday, and the fire is nearly 73 per cent contained. It is estimated to cover 589,995 hectares, including the Saskatchewan side, with a perimeter estimate of 996 kilometres.
  • Crews have completed more than 535 kilometres of dozer guard.
  • Fire risk throughout the province has stabilized and now ranges from low to moderate with some extreme conditions in northern Alberta.
  • There are 17 active wildfires in Alberta, with only the RMWB fire out of control.
  • There are approximately 1,572 firefighters and support staff, 60 helicopters, 19 tankers and 37 pieces of heavy equipment battling fires across the province.
  • Environmental monitoring continues in the Fort McMurray region, including mobile air monitoring. Results of environmental testing data are now available online.