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Chetamon Wildfire Being held

Fire update: Chetamon

Time Notes
October 4, 2022: 11:00 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Firefighters demobilize all equipment
September 29, 2022: 6:45 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Low fire activity during week of hot, dry weather due to substantial progress of ground crews
September 28, 2022: 10:15 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Western side growth a benefit to communities
September 26, 2022: 11:00 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Fire to remain on the landscape along western flank; ecological benefits significant
September 23, 2022: 10:00 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Drone incidents once again disrupt firefighting efforts
September 21, 2022: 11:05 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Current efforts limit future risk
September 20, 2022: 10:30 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Precipitation and cooler weather continue to assist in firefighting efforts and changes to daily wildfire updates
September 19, 2022: 9:50 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Cooler conditions allow fire personnel to make progress
September 18, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Transition to new Incident Management Team
September 17, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Thank you for supporting firefighting efforts
September 16, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Firefighters focused on hot spots in the weeks ahead
September 15, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Wildfire status changed to ‘Being held’
September 14, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Firefighting moving into more technical terrain
September 13, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Progress continues – Firefighters locking in the north and south ends of the wildfire
September 12, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Smoky skies and progress being made on Chetamon wildfire perimeter
September 11, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Perimeter holds through hot and dry weather
September 10, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Reduced services in Jasper National Park – Now is not the time to visit
September 9, 2022: 11 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Jasper townsite protections in place
September 8, 2022: 11:35 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Now is not the time to visit Jasper National Park
September 7, 2022: 11:35 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Strong winds increase wildfire intensity
September 6, 2022: 10:30 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Now is not the time to visit Jasper National Park
September 6, 2022: 9:20 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Whistlers and Wapiti Campgrounds temporarily closed
September 6, 2022: 8:50 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Rain overnight and cooler temperatures on Monday
September 5, 2022: 4:30 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Visitor Services Reduced in Jasper National Park – Consider returning another day
September 5, 2022:  7:50 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Parks Canada working with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
September 4, 2022:  4:30 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Wildfire sees significant growth, powerlines impacted
September 4, 2022:  8:30 am Chetamon Wildfire Update: Reinforcing protection lines and incoming resources
September 3, 2022:  5:30 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: More critical infrastructure protection on the way
September 3, 2022:  1:00 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Helicopter bucketing continues, crews preparing control lines Saturday with more smoke expected
September 2, 2022:  11:00 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Final Friday update on Chetamon Wildfire in Jasper National Park
September 2, 2022:  6:45 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Smoke from Chetamon Wildfire in Jasper National Park
September 2, 2022:  2:20 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Chetamon wildfire in Jasper National Park
September 1, 2022:  6:15 pm Chetamon Wildfire Update: Proactive closure of Snaring and Snaring Overflow Campgrounds due to Chetamon Wildfire
September 1, 2022:  3:00 pm Chetamon Wildfire: Helicopters and firefighters respond to lightning-caused wildfire in Jasper National Park

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Questions? Call Jasper National Park’s information line at 780-852-6176.

    Chetamon Wildfire Inquiries
    Alexandria Jones
    Fire Information Officer
    Tel: 403-497-5283
    Email: alexandria.jones@pc.gc.ca

    Media Inquiries
    Public Relations and Communications
    Jasper National Park
    Tel: 780-852-6109
    Email: jnpmedia@pc.gc.ca


Safety is Parks Canada's first priority. We continue to monitor the park for new wildfires and are ready to respond quickly. Report any sign of wildfire to Parks Canada Dispatch 780-852-6155.

Extinguished wildfires

Wildfire near the Transfer Station
Fire update: Transfer Station
Time Notes
May 31, 2022:  5:00 pm UPDATE: The small wildfire near the Transfer Station is now contained and under control 
Further updates will be made only if new information is available or if the situation changes.
May 31, 2022:  11:15 am UPDATE: Parks Canada’s fire crews continue with suppression activities on small wildfire
May 30, 2022:  10:40 pm Jasper National Park Fire Crews respond to a small wildfire

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Email: jnpfireinfo@gc.pc.ca

Media inquiries

Tel: 780-852-6109
Email: jnpmedia@pc.gc.ca


Current wildfire and fire ban situation

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