Wildfire Alert: U.S. Consulate General Calgary, Canada

Wildfire Alert – U.S. Consulate General Calgary, Canada

Location: Various locations throughout the Northwest Territories.

Event:  The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has declared a Territorial State of Emergency on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, to acquire and deploy the necessary resources to support the management of an unprecedented wildfire season, and protect the health and safety of Northwest Territories residents.

Actions to Take: 

  • Be aware of wildfire conditions and follow guidance from local authorities.
  • Evacuees should register online.
  • Check wildfire status for updates on active wildfires and wildfires of note.
  • Residents in affected areas are asked to continue to follow local media, local municipalities, and Northwest Territories Emergency Alerts for updates and advisories.
  • Avoid travel to affected areas. Please see the Highway Conditions Map as the most up-to-date source for Northwest Territories highway status.

The U.S. Consulate General in Calgary is located at 615 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada  T2G 4T8 and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm on Monday to Friday.  You can reach us at 1-403-266-8962 during business hours.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance outside of business hours, the emergency after-hours number for the U.S. Consulate General is 1-403-266-8962.  Our e-mail address is Calgary_ACS@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs (888)407-4747 or (202)501-4444

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