SOUTHWIND MOCK-WILDFIRE EXERCISE

September 2, 2015
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Southwind Mock-Wildfire Exercise

Preparing for the futurefire

On September 16 and 17 the Kananaskis Improvement District and Alberta Wildfire Management will be conducting a mock-wildfire exercise in the Evan-Thomas Provincial Recreation Area near Mt Kidd RV Park, Kananaskis Golf Course, Boundary Ranch, and the Kananaskis Village-Delta Hotels.

The exercise will better prepare local emergency response agencies to respond to a wildfire in the area.

What to expect?

On the evening of September 16 and the morning of September 17 there will be a SIMULATED evacuation notice of Mt Kidd RV Park and Housing, Golf Course Housing, and Boundary Ranch.

RESIDENTS AND VISITORS DO NOT HAVE TO EVACUATE.

On September 17 from 11am until 3pm, residents and visitors in the area can expect to see SIMULATED smoke, emergency personnel and equipment, and helicopters and airplanes.

There will be no traffic disruptions on Highway 40.

 

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