Wildfire south of Valemount causes delays on hwy 5

By Laura Keil

Hwy 5 has reopened after being closed for a couple hours due to a wildfire near Allen Creek, approx. 30km south of Valemount.

As of 8pm Friday Aug. 11th, the road is open to single lane alternating traffic.

The estimated 1.5ha fire is suspected to be human-caused.