Local firefighters are headed to the wildfire in the Fox Creek area. Additional aid was requested from Lacombe County Fire Service from Alberta Emergency Management. 

Three members from the Lacombe Fire Department and one member from the Bentley Fire Department will be heading to battle blazes with Bentley’s Rapid unit. 

As of provincial update on May 11, 2023 there are 77 active wildfires, 24 are considered out of control, 36 are being held, and 17 of them are under control. The province has more than 800 wildland firefighters, heavy equipment, and airtankers responding to wildfires.