16 May 2011
Fire in the Province of Alberta, Canada
|Type of Event:||Fire|
|Location of Event:||Alberta, Canada|
|Date of Charter Activation:||15/05/2011|
|Charter Requestor:||Public Safety Canada|
|Project Management:||Canadian Space Agency|
On 15 May 2011, several wildfires hit Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park, Alberta. Canada. Roughly 7,000 people had been evacuated from the area. Evacuation orders have been issued by municipalities declaring a state of emergency.