Alberta’s Hazy, Crazy Fire Season Isn’t Over Yet!

Smoke from wildfires in Washington drift into the capital region – August 27, 2017

Smoke from wildfires in Washington drift into the capital region – August 27, 2017

Wildfire smoke seemed like a permanent fixture in Alberta this summer. In May, smoke from wildfires in the province impacted communities and industry. In July, a mix of wildfire smoke from British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and wildfires right here in Alberta covered most of the province. Again in August, wildfires in Washington smoked out south and central parts of Alberta. From highway closures to health concerns, Albertans have been feeling the impacts from wildfire smoke. You can track smoke forecasts here.

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