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THE CHUCKEGG CREEK FIRE | MAY 27, 2019 AT 8:00 PM
Today, the winds were lighter than expected and it made for a safe environment for firefighters to continue working on establishing fire guard around the fire perimeter.
The weather forecast tomorrow will continue to bring hotter temperatures and variable winds. This forecast will produce extreme and unpredictable fire behaviour conditions again for firefighters. This may again challenge established containment lines, in and around the community. However, firefighters have continued to work very hard to prepare for this shift in weather. Wildfire and Structural firefighters will be continuing to work hard on controlling hotspots along the fire perimeter near and around High Level.
The last recorded size is approximately 127, 000 hectares.
removing debris from yards, removing patio furniture from decks and other flammable material.
There are 158 structural firefighters that continue to establish and maintain structural protection on homes in the Town of High Level and on other critical values at risk within Mackenzie County. Alberta Wildfire has 400,firefighters along with 28 helicopters on this fire. There are more resources arriving daily.
http://srd.web.alberta.ca/high-level-area-update Town of High Level Website www.highlevel.ca Mackenzie County Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Mackenzie-County-262409787134568/ Highway 511 https://511.alberta.ca/region/Northern%20Alberta#:Alerts Alberta Health Services https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/page14070.aspx