May 6, 2023 | 5:00 pm
Evacuation Order: Township Road 480 North to Township Road 494, from Range Road 64 to Range Road 90, Town of Drayton Valley, Evacuate now.
Township Road 480 north to Highway 621 between Range Road 90 and Range Road 110, including Cynthia: prepare to evacuate on 30 minute notice.
• The fire remains out of control; it is not safe to re-enter the community at this time.
• The fire is over 3500 hectares in size and still growing
• We have over 300 responders helping to manage the fire
• Air ops water bomber and three helicopters, two with buckets
• Other resources including heavy equipment such as dozers
• We are receiving additional support from law enforcement and EMS
We have established a registration system for our evacuees. You can register online at, you can also register by calling 780-542-7777.
We encourage all evacuees from Drayton Valley and Brazeau County to register as this will allow us to share important messaging with you. This will also allow us to have an understanding on how many evacuees there are.
Animal Registration
The Town of Drayton Valley and Brazeau County have established an animal registry.
Members of the public that left domestic pets, such as cats and dogs, inside their homes within the evacuated area can register online or call us at 780-542-7777, the online link can be found on the Town of Drayton Valley and Brazeau County facebook pages.
The registry will allow us to determine how many animals require rescue OR feed in place. From there we can secure additional resources and a location to house the animals once they are retrieved.
Our objectives are:
• Life Safety
• Incident Stabilization
• Property and Environment Protection.