May 31, 2022
The small wildfire reported on Monday, May 30th, 2022 at approximately 7:15 pm grew minimally overnight and the size of the fire is now approximately 2 ha in size. There are no facilities or infrastructure at risk. The fire is located between the Transfer Station and the Palisades Centre, on the west side of the tracks, approximately 9 km north of the Jasper townsite.
Two initial attack fire crews, one support crew, an additional initial attack crew from the BC Wildfire Service from Mount Robson Provincial Park, as well as a helicopter will continue with direct suppression activities today.
Parks Canada has moderate confidence that the fire perimeter will be secured by this afternoon. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
We will provide an update when new information is available.