They are going to take residents on a tour through the Town of Slave Lake, Poplar Lane, and the South Shore including Canyon Creek, Widewater and Wagner. No one will be allowed out of the buses and they will be escorted by RCMP. You must be age 18 or older to go on this tour.
Here is the full information bulletin:
May 22, 2011
Initial Community visits planned for displaced residents
Slave Lake… The Town of Slave Lake and the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River will begin scheduled opportunities for displaced residents 18 years and older to tour their community. Bus tours for up to 250 displaced persons per day are scheduled to begin on Monday, May 23. Five buses, each with room for 50 people, will depart from the reception centres in
To ensure the safety of displaced residents, and to ensure that the fire suppression operations in
Monday and Tuesday Tour Schedule:
Leaving from Athabasca Multiplex boarding at 8am, leaving at 8:30am, coming back at 1:30pm
Leaving from Edmonton 7128 Ada Boulevard boarding at 8:30am, leaving at 9pm, coming back at 5pm
Leaving from Edmonton 7128 Ada Boulevard boarding at 10:30am, leaving at 11am, coming back at 7pm
Leaving from Westlock 10711-104 ave boarding 1:30pm, leaving at 2pm, coming back at 8pm
Leaving from Athabasca Multiplex boarding at 4pm, leaving at 4:30pm, coming back at 9:30pm.
During the tour:
· To ensure everyone’s safety, no one will be permitted to leave the bus.
· The RCMP-escorted buses will follow specific routes. The tour will not pass every affected property and the route may be altered during the tour for safety reasons. Route maps have been developed and are available at reception centres and online at http://www.wildfiresupport.alberta.ca/· Faith-based support services will be available.
· No one under 18 will be allowed on the tour. Government of
The area is still an active emergency site with injury risks from smoldering debris and embers, wind gusts, and the potential for explosions from items such as propane tanks and ammunition
For more information contact:
Provincial Operations Centre
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