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Sunday , 16 January 2022

Moose Lake Fire 2019

BRFA begins to pull equipment out of fire zone

The operation for the Moose Lake Fire is slowly wrapping up and the fire is classified as under control according to Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority Fire Chief, Jay Melvin. Melvin anticipates BRFA members will start pulling equipment off of the site tonight. Investigators from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry are still …

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Bonnyville RCMP investigating Moose Lake wildfire

The cause of the wildfire near Pelican Point west of Bonnyville is still under investigation. On Monday, the Bonnyville RCMP were dispatched to assist local Fire Departments at the scene of a wildfire near Range Road 474 by Moose Lake West of Bonnyville. The fire is now considered to be …

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Moose Lake Fire extinguished

Image: Moose Lake fire zone. Provided by the Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority. Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority Fire Chief, Jay Melvin says there are no live fires burning in the Moose Lake area today. The fire was held to 110 hectares (272 acres). “The guards held overnight. There are some spots …

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Moose Lake Fire under control

Image: Aerial footage of fire provide by the Municipal District of Bonnyville.  Firefighters won the battle against the wind this evening. After wind pushed the fire over the north and south fire breaks, fire crews pushed the fire back and contained it. The fire is now under control. Crews will …

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UPDATE: Moose Lake Fire held at 110 hectares

Image: Aerial view of Moose Lake fire Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority Fire Chief Jay Melvin got a clearer picture of the Moose Lake fire this morning. Melvin did an aerial inspection around 8 a.m. It revealed the fire is being held at 110 hectares (272 acres). While there are some …

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Fire crews holding wildfire at 90-hectares, the M.D. says

Image submitted: Jay Melvin. Firefighters on scene are debriefing and are ready to hit the ground running. The 90-hectare wildfire burning near Pelican Point on Moose Lake is currently being held according to Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority Fire Chief Jay Melvin in the latest update at 8am Tuesday morning. Overnight, …

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Fire burning south of Franchere Bay

Fire near Franchere Bay and Pelican Point Narrows. Image provided by Les C. Wiley. At approximately 5 p.m. Monday evening fire crews were dispatched to a fire on Range Road 474 between Highway 28 and Secondary Highway 660 (please see attached map for location). The fire started in the east …

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