Crisis & Recovery Interactive Map

DISASTER TIMELINE | INTERACTIVE MAPS















Wildfire Origin
Wildfire Boundary
Hamlet of Canyon Creek
Hamlet of Widewater
Hamlet of Wagner
Town of Slave Lake
MD Adminstration Building
Community of Mitsue
Saturday, May 14 | 9:00 am

With no clouds or rain in the area, the entire municipality has been dry for days. Consistently heavy winds in the 50 to 70 km/h range significantly compound the wildfire risk.

The Bigger Picture
The Bigger Picture
Click the map to the left to view the path of the wildfires in relation to the entire MD (400kb).
ON THE FRONT LINES
Firefighters and emergency services personnel of all stripes worked around the clock to keep the wildfires at bay. Despite risks to their safety, physical fatigue and emotional exhaustion, they would not back down.
MEANINGFUL GESTURES
Whether motivated by duty or led by their own moral compass, a variety of official and homemade heroes stepped in to help the citizens of Lesser Slave River douse the flames and begin to heal. These are their stories.
PORTRAITS OF LOSS
In today's digital world, the fire and its aftermath were instantly and prolifically captured by local residents, visiting news agencies and first responders alike. These images and videos are some of the most compelling.