UPDATE: Wildfires being held near Fort McKay

May 9, 2023, 5:00 p.m. Update:

Both wildfires near Fort McKay are now classified as being held.

This means that given the current conditions, the fires are not expected to grow.

May 9, 2023, 4:30 p.m. Update:

Another fire is being reported near Fort McKay.

The new wildfire is east of Fort McKay and is also classified as out of control.

It is under one hectare and the cause is under investigation.

A wildfire is being reported west of Fort McKay.

It is currently classified as out of control but no threat to the surrounding communities is being reported.

It is under one hectare and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

We will continue to update as we learn more.

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