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GCU-007 Update #6: North Goodwin Area 11:00 AM

2024-05-28T13:24:22-06:00May 15th, 2024|Emergency News, Emergency Alerts, Emergency Operations Centre Updates, News & Announcements|


Update #6 – May 14, 2024 – 11:00 am

*This will be the last update on Wildfire GCU 007 – North Goodwin Area

Intense firefighting operations continued through yesterday, with night vision-equipped helicopters seeing a significant reduction in active hotspots compared to the night before.

Yesterday, firefighters experienced challenging fire behaviour with […]

GCU-007 Update #5: North Goodwin Area 11:00 AM

2024-05-28T13:24:22-06:00May 14th, 2024|News & Announcements, Emergency News, Emergency Alerts, Emergency Operations Centre Updates|


Update #5 – May 14, 2024 – 11:00 am

Intense firefighting operations continued through yesterday, with night vision-equipped helicopters concentrating on the SW side of the fire with a significant reduction in active hotspots compared to the night before.

Yesterday, firefighters experienced challenging fire behaviour with high winds; at times, the […]

Wildfire GCU-007 Update #4: North Goodwin Area 11:00 AM

2024-05-28T13:24:22-06:00May 13th, 2024|Emergency Operations Centre Updates, News & Announcements, Emergency News, Emergency Alerts|

Update #4 – May 13, 2024 – 11:00 am

Intense firefighting operations continued through yesterday, with night vision-equipped helicopters successfully extinguishing hotspots overnight. Ground crews have also been diligent in securing the fire’s perimeter.

To bolster the response, AB Forestry is establishing an incident camp […]

GCU-007 Update #3: North Goodwin Area 11:00 AM

2024-05-28T13:24:22-06:00May 12th, 2024|News & Announcements, Emergency News, Emergency Alerts, Emergency Operations Centre Updates|

Update #3 – May 12, 2024 – 11:00 am

Last night, areas north and northeast of the wildfire experienced scattered showers, leading to a slight improvement in visibility. AB Forestry has deployed helicopters with buckets, actively identifying targets for air tankers. Despite challenging […]

GCU-007 Update #2: North Goodwin Area 3:30 PM

2024-05-28T13:24:22-06:00May 11th, 2024|News & Announcements, Emergency News, Emergency Alerts, Emergency Operations Centre Updates|

Update #2 – May 11, 2024 – 3:20 pm

Wildfire GCU 007 travelled 12.8 km yesterday in an eastward direction crossing the Smoky River on Friday May 10, 2024. The fire is approximately 1 km on […]

GCU-007 Update: North Goodwin Area

2024-05-28T13:24:22-06:00May 11th, 2024|Emergency News, Emergency Alerts, Emergency Operations Centre Updates, News & Announcements|

Update #1 – May 11, 2024 – 9:25 am
Last night, an evacuation zone was declared in the North Goodwin area. RCMP notified a small number of residents who were evacuated to Valleyview. Fire growth overnight […]

Evacuation Order: North Goodwin Area

2024-05-28T13:24:22-06:00May 11th, 2024|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Emergency News, Emergency Alerts, Emergency Evacuations|

MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER

From: Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Issued: May 10, 2024, 11:59 pm

Ends: 24 hours

Area: Everyone in the North Goodwin area, West of Range Road 21 between Township Road 734 and Township Road 741.

Description: Wildfire GCU-007 is burning out of control west of Range Road 21 between […]

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