High Level – Canadian Global Response in partnership with the Alberta Emergency Management Agency is monitoring the wildfires that have been burning uncontrollably in Northern Alberta. A mandatory evacuation was issued for the Town of High Level and parts of Mackenzie County on Monday May 20, 2019. The Chuckegg Creek Wildfire, burning approximately 5km south of the Town of High Level has grown to 69,000 hectares and is burning towards the northwest. Alberta Wildfire, AEMA and the local municipality are working closely. CGR teams are on standby and will continue to monitor the situation.
Further service opportunities and information about disaster relief efforts in High Level and surrounding areas will be made available as soon as possible. Anyone wishing to respond can help by donating to CGR’s disaster relief efforts in Northern Alberta through the donation button below, or selecting other giving options on our donation page.
(Photo Credit: Alberta Wildfire on Facebook)