Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo


Twitter: (Search hashtags #ymmfire, #ymm)


Phone: If it's not an emergency, call 780-743-7000. If it's an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Province of Alberta




Download the Alberta Emergency Alerts app to your smartphone:

Highway conditions

Get up-to-date highway conditions on Twitter, and on the 511 Alberta website.

Check-in safely

Facebook has launched a safety check so residents can let their friends and family know that they're OK. 

Get help

Red Cross Alberta website: ; Twitter:

Facebook users have also launched an open source help page, where evacuees can get more information on the fire and find lodging that's being offered by unaffected Alberta residents.

Residents are also offering supplies and accommodations on Twitter under the hashtag #ymmhelps


If you'd like to help, the Red Cross is accepting donations on its website.