Emergency Preparedness

In the event of any type of emergency, call 911 immediately.

Yellowhead County will make use of the most appropriate methods to communicate warning and informational messages to the public, including media such as radio, the Yellowhead County website, the Emergency Public Warning System, and any other forms of communication to distribute information in the most expediate manner.


Residents are encouraged to prepare themselves, their family and their property for any type of potential disaster.

Included below are a variety of Disaster Information brochures, as well as Emergency Preparedness Guides that will assist you to best be able to deal with most types of emergency events.    


Creating an Escape Plan for your home is a vital part of helping to protect your family. Go to for tips and resources. Basic safety tips can make a dramatic impact if and when a fire breaks out.

Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Telephone: (780) 422-9000 / Toll-free: 310-0000

Get the app for your phone! And get all informational and critical Alberta Emergency Alerts.

Emergency Preparedness Guides

Emergency Preparedness Websites

Wildfire Map & Fire Ban Map


While Yellowhead County does not have a significant history of flooding in the area, there is the potential for floods to occur when extreme weather conditions are combined with the vast amount of waterways that are located within such a large land mass.

Updated AB Environment Flood Warnings & Advisories

Road & Highway Conditions

Updated Highway Road Reports can be found on the Alberta Motor Association website.

County Offices


2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066


53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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