To report a wildfire, call 310-FIRE
The threat of wildfires to people and property within our municipality is very real. Advance planning and knowledge about how to protect your family and your home can lessen the devastation of a wildfire.
Smoke is a known irritant to the lungs. There are strategies one can put in place that will minimize health symptoms in the event of a local wildfire:
- Keep outdoor activity to a minimum. Use indoor facilities for exercise
- Keep doors and windows closed
- Caulk and weather-strip your home to prevent entry of dust, pollen, and other particulates from outdoors
- Use a room air purifier
For further tips, contact Alberta Health Services at 811
If you suffer from:
- Lung disease
- Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
- Chronic Bronchitis
See your doctor annually, they may have medication suggestions or alterations to your current therapy to avoid exacerbating existing conditions.