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Sage Creek Fire

Sage Creek Fire Update

August 21, 2018; 1100 hrs

As of 1100 hours, Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the Regional Emergency Management Organization (REMO) closed the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for the Sage Creek Fire.

REMO would like to acknowledge the personnel from the following agencies, whom have been instrumental in the EOC since August 2, 2018, when Sage Creek was first discovered:

Pincher Creek Emergency Services

Alberta Ag and Forestry / Alberta Wildfire

Alberta Parks

Alberta Health Services


Shell Waterton

Town of Pincher Creek

MD of Pincher Creek

Alberta Emergency Management Agency

BC Wildfire

REMO would also like to thank their residents and members of the public for their cooperation with the evacuation alert and area closures.

 Public safety is the first priority for any event. Residents are always reminded to have a 72-hour Emergency Kit available and to download the Alberta Emergency Alert app onto their mobile devices.

Evacuation Alert Information 

August 20, 2018 2100hrs;  the Evacuation Alert has been rescinded.  


For the latest update on the Sage Creek Fire, click here.   Click here to receive updates on the fire to your inbox. 

To view the Live Facebook Video, click here. 

How to find information on the Sage Creek Fire


For the Evacuation Guide, click here:

For information on preparing livestock for an evacuation, click here.


Alberta Emergency Alert - for instructions on how to download the APP onto your mobile device, click here

Alberta Health Services - Air Quality - for the Precautionary air quality advisory from AHS, click here.

AB Wildfire - for more information on active wildfires with Alberta, click here

Alberta Parks - for information regarding Castle Park and Wildland Park, click here. Area Closure Notice, click here

Canadian Wildland Fire Information System - for information regarding the location of the fire, click here

BC Wildfire - for more information on active wildfires within the Province of BC, click here