Meal Voucher Information for the Hotels

Meal Information for Each Hotel:

Vouchers will be provided as follows:

Quality Inn - Breakfast is included, you will receive lunch and dinner vouchers tomorrow for the Royal Executive Inn, Steels Cafe which is next door. $25.00 for Lunch and $25.00 for supper. The childs rate will be $10.00 for lunch and $10.00 for supper.

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Ramada and Day's Inn- You will have your meals at the Day's Inn, Conyac's restaurant as Ramada does not have a restaurant. $25.00 for Lunch and $25.00 for supper and Children will be $10.00 for lunch and $10.00 for supper. Breakfast will be available at each of these hotels. They have a breakfast room.

Super 8 - Breakfast $15.00, Lunch $15.00 and supper $25.00 at the Denny's. Children are $8.00 breakfast, $8.00 lunch and $12.00 for supper. You will have vouchers and will have to write your name on the voucher and provide to the server.

St. Albert Inn - Breakfast $15.00, Lunch $15.00 and supper $25.00. Children will be $8.00 breakfast, $8.00 lunch and $12.00 for supper.

Please note these rates are based on Alberta Government reimbursement and the hotel rates that were quoted.

Please note that if you are in a non- smoking room and you smoke in the room there will be a charge. These charges will not be covered by the First Nation. The same rule applies for damage to the rooms. There has been a damage deposit provided to each hotel but the First Nation will not be liable for damages. Any damage will be charged to the person staying in the room.

Thanks to our TEAM today. We had no issues and got everyone in rooms. Thanks again to Treaty 8 and Alberta Indian Investment Corporation for their assistance.

Fire Update

Slave Lake Area Update

Slave Lake Forest Area - May 31st 9:00 pm - Extreme - New Map of Wildfires

Posted on Fri, May 31, 2019

Keep up to date by downloading the Alberta Emergency Alert App or visit www.emergencyalert.alberta.ca

An Alberta Emergency Alert has been issued for  the mandatory evacuation of the Trout Lake Community. Visit www.ptfn.net for information.

An Alberta Emergency Alert has been issued for the mandatory evacuation of Chipewyan Lakes, the Hamlet of Wabasca and Bigstone Cree Nation. Click here to view the Alberta Emergency Alert.

An Alberta Emergency Information Alert has been issued for an immediate evacuation of Marten Beach. Visit www.mdlsr.ca for information. Lesser Slave Provincial Park is closed. Visit www.albertaparks.ca

An Alberta Emergency Information Alert has been issued for Town of Slave Lake. Click here for information.

For road conditions visit www.511.alberta.ca

Smoky conditions

As temperatures cool this evening, the smoke will become heavy and sink close to the ground. 

Smoke will continue to drift into the Slave Lake Forest Area over the next several days.

If you experience respiratory difficulties, visit Alberta Health Link or dial 811. Visit www.firesmoke.ca to view the most current smoke forecast.

Click here for Alberta Health Services Information about Wildfire Smoke.

Wildfire Situation as of May 31st as of 9:00 pm

Mcmillan Wildfire Complex

SWF-049 is 155,600 hectares and is classified as out of control.

SWF-050 did not grow and remains being held at 1,457 hectares.

SWF-069 (formerly Maria Lake Wildfire) is 56,269 hectares and is classified as out of control.

These wildfires did not spread significantly today. Community protection has been established in communities of Trout Lake and Marten Beach. This evening firefighters performed a successful ignition operation on the west side of Wabasca to create a fuel free guard against the community. 

 

The wildfires are; 

  • 5.7 and 4.5 kilometres west of Wabasca No. 166B and 166D

  • 23 kilometres northeast of Marten Beach

  • 33.5 kilometres northeast of Slave Lake

  • 13.8 kilometres southeast of Trout Lake

 

Fire fighting efforts will continue to focus on;

  • Heavy equipment building fire guard on the south and west sides of the wildfire.

  • Ignition to decrease the fire behavior by burning the fuels ahead of the fire on the west flank.

  • Firefighters securing the fire guards by extinguishing ground fires.

  • Firefighters and helicopters with buckets knocking down areas of open flame.

  • Community Protection being established in Wabasca 166B and 166D.

There are 293 firefighters and support staff, 34 helicopters, airtankers, and 51 pieces of heavy equipment fighting this wildfire.

Click here for the most recent map of these wildfires.

Wildfire danger

The wildfire danger remains EXTREME for the entire Slave Lake Forest Area. Under these dry and windy conditions a fire will ignite easily and spread quickly. Smoky conditions in the Slave Lake Forest Area will persist over the next several days. Click here to view the wildfire danger map.

Firefighters are urging everyone to use caution and report wildfires immediately by calling 310-FIRE or #FIRE on your cell phone.

A Fire Ban/OHV Restriction is in effect for the entire Slave Lake Forest Area. The goal of the ban and restriction is to reduce human caused wildfires which keeps our firefighters focused on the current wildfires and new wildfire starts. Firefighters thank you for your cooperation. 

To view a map of the fire ban/OHV restriction visit www.albertafirebans.ca

To view a fact sheet on the OHV restriction click here

To view a fact sheet on the fire ban click here.

Slave Lake Forest Area wildfire stats

There were no new wildfires today. 

Since the start of the wildfire season on March 1st, there have been 81 wildfires and 214,187 hectares burned in the Slave Lake Forest Area. 

For information on the wildfire situation across the province of Alberta, visit: wildfire.alberta.ca.

Weather

For Saturday the high will be 25 degrees and winds will be from the southeast 20 kilometres per hour. The wind will shift to southwest 15-20 kilometres per hour.

Evacuees - Check-In Red Earth Creek

Please be advised that members MUST check into the reception at Red Earth Creek only. Other reception areas cannot register members from our community. If you cannot make it to Red Earth Creek please contact Jennifer Auger, PTFN Health at (780) 649-6553.

Also note that you can only stay at hotels in Edmonton that have been booked by PTFN. These hotels are Super 8-West Edmonton, St. Albert Inn and the Quality Inn- West Edmonton. You will not be reimbursed for other hotels you book on your own. At this time we can only book rooms for Trout evacuees only.

Fire Update - EMERGENCY EVACUATION - TROUT LAKE

Alberta Emergency Alert for 0800 hrs

 

Due to the increased wildfire threat , a mandatory Evacuation Order is now in effect for the Residents of Trout Lake and a State of Local Emergency is being issued for Peerless Trout First Nation.

 

Please take instructions from local authorities and refer to the evacuation packages being delivered.

 

The residents of Peerless Lake are under a Shelter in Place Notice ONLY! Peerless Lake will remain on an 8 hour Evacuation ALERT

 

 

Slave Lake Area Wildfire Update - 7:00 p.m. May 30

Keep up to date by downloading the Alberta Emergency Alert App or visitwww.emergencyalert.alberta.ca

An Alberta Emergency Alert has been issued for the mandatory evacuation of Chipewyan Lakes, the Hamlet of Wabasca and Bigstone Cree Nation. Click here to view the Alberta Emergency Alert.

An Alberta Emergency Information Alert has been issued for an immediate evacuation of Marten Beach. Visit www.mdlsr.ca for information. Lesser Slave Provincial Park is closed. Visitwww.albertaparks.ca

An Alberta Emergency Information Alert has been issued for Town of Slave Lake. Click here for information.

An Alberta Emergency Information Alert has been issued for Trout Lake Community. Visitwww.ptfn.net for information.

 

Wildfire Situation as of May 30th as of 7:00 pm

Mcmillan Wildfire Complex

Yesterday's fire behaviour on the Mcmillan Complex was extreme. A reprieve in temperature and relative humidity decreased wildfire behaviour today. 

SWF-049 and SWF-050 started on the afternoon of May 18th and are located along Highway 754.

SWF-049 experienced significant growth yesterday, and is estimated to be 133,952 hectares in size. It is classified as out of control.

The wildfire is approximately;

6.5 kilometres west of Wabasca No. 166B and 166D23 kilometres northeast of Marten Beach36 kilometres northeast of Slave Lake

SWF-050 did not grow and remains being held at 1,457 hectares.

SWF-069 (formerly Maria Lake Wildfire) experienced significant growth yesterday, and is estimated to be 45,845 hectares in size. It is classified as out of control. The west flank is located approximately 13.8 kilometres southeast of Trout Lake. This wildfire has joined the Mcmillan complex. Community Protection is being established. 

There are 293 firefighters and support staff, 34 helicopters, airtankers, and 51 pieces of heavy equipment fighting this wildfire.

Click here for the most recent map of these wildfires.

Wildfire danger

The wildfire danger remains EXTREME for the entire Slave Lake Forest Area. Strong gusty winds are expected. Under these dry and windy conditions a fire will ignite easily and spread quickly. Smoky conditions in the Slave Lake Forest Area will persist over the next several days. Click here to view the wildfire danger map.

Firefighters are urging everyone to use caution and report wildfires immediately by calling 310-FIRE or #FIRE on your cell phone.

A Fire Ban/OHV Restriction is in effect for the entire Slave Lake Forest Area. The goal of the ban and restriction is to reduce human caused wildfires which keeps our firefighters focused on the current wildfires and new wildfire starts. Firefighters thank you for your cooperation. 

To view a map of the fire ban/OHV restriction visit www.albertafirebans.ca

To view a fact sheet on the OHV restriction click here

To view a fact sheet on the fire ban click here.

Smoky conditions

Smoke will continue to drift into the Slave Lake Forest Area over the next several days.

If you experience respiratory difficulties, visit Alberta Health Link or dial 811. Visit www.firesmoke.ca to view the most current smoke forecast.

Click here for Alberta Health Services Information about Wildfire Smoke.

Wildfire information

Download the free Alberta Wildfire app and click on the Slave Lake label to view the wildfire update for the Slave Lake Forest Area. To subscribe to the wildfire update click here, enter your email and choose instant. 

Slave Lake Forest Area wildfire stats

There were three new wildfires this morning east of the Maria Lake wildfire and one wildfire this evening. One is out of control and three are being held.

Since the start of the wildfire season on March 1st, there have been 80 wildfires and 181,886 hectares burned in the Slave Lake Forest Area. 

For information on the wildfire situation across the province of Alberta, visit: wildfire.alberta.ca.

Weather

For Friday the high will be 24 degrees and winds will be from the southeast 20 kilometres per hour. The southeast winds will clear the smoke temporarily.

On high alert

Fire lookouts are on high alert constantly watching for smoke and firefighters in helicopters, various pieces of heavy equipment and airtankers are ready to respond to any new wildfires that may start.

IRE BAN AND OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RESTRICTION IN EFFECT 

A fire ban and off-highway vehicle restriction is in effect for the entire Slave Lake Forest Area and other parts of Alberta. 

The Town of Slave Lake, Big Lakes County and Town of High Prairie have issued a fire ban and OHV restriction.

To view a map of the fire ban/OHV restriction area visit www.albertafirebans.ca

To view a fact sheet on the OHV restriction click here

To view a fact sheet on the fire ban click here.

Prohibited

• All open fires including campfires in campgrounds, back country and random camping areas and backyard fire pits.

• Charcoal briquettes, turkey fryers and tiki torches.

• Fireworks and exploding targets.

• The use of off-highway vehicles for recreational use on all public lands.

Allowed

• Portable propane fire pits that are CSA approved or UL certified.

• Gas or propane stoves and barbecues that are CSA approved or UL certified and are designed for cooking or heating.

• Catalytic or infrared-style heaters.

• OHVs for industrial use, agricultural use, and traditional use by Indigenous peoples, as well as use on private lands.

The Fire Ban and Off-Highway Vehicle Restriction will remain in effect until conditions improve.