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UPDATE: Wildfire Near Janvier 90 per cent Contained

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7
UPDATE: Wildfire Near Janvier 90 per cent Contained

Aerial view of wildfire near Janvier, May 24, 2018 // Courtesy of Alberta Forestry

The wildfire near Janvier is 90 per cent contained.

In an update Friday evening, Alberta Forestry says dozers have built a guard around 70 per cent of the blaze and the remainder of the wildfire has burned up to a wet area.

Helicopters and firefighters are working to secure the fire guard – putting out smouldering hot spots.

The blaze remains classified as out of control at 237 hectares.

At this time, there is no threat to Janvier or Chard.

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