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Emergency Information


If a fire is near, follow directions from authorities and be prepared to evacuate. Individuals and families should be prepared to take care of themselves for at least 72 hours. Know the risks our community may face. 

Read the Municipality of Jasper Evacuation Guide

Being wildfire ready can ease the stress of wildfire season. This customized Jasper evacuation guide has important information on: 

  • Evacuation zones and alerts 
  • How to evacuate
  • How to make an emergency plan 
  • How to build an emergency kit

To be prepared, pick up an Evacuation Guide at the Jasper Activity Centre and have a copy in your household.  
Or, click here and print this one page plan.

Download the FireSmart Last-Minute Evacuation Checklist.

FireSmart helps communities located in forested areas to reduce the risk of wildfire to homes and neighbourhoods. It also helps property owners and communities understand the wildfire risk and how to make homes more resilient to fire. The combination of community-wide fuel reduction and backyard-level FireSmart work is our community's best defense against wildfires.

Visit the FireSmart Canada website for more details on how you can help protect your home from a wildfire.


Jasper Alert System

Sign up for the municipal emergency alert system, to receive emergency information and updates.

Alberta Emergency Alert App

Download the app and set your location to Jasper.

Emergency notifications in the event of an evacuation alert or evacuation order will be broadcast on Connect and Alberta Emergency Alert. 

These pages will also have up to date information on emergencies:


The Municipality of Jasper will issue two kinds of evacuation notices. Know the difference! 

Evacuation Alert:

An Evacuation Alert tells people to prepare for an evacuation. If you are ready to go and can evacuate early, please do so.

Evacuation Order:

An Evacuation Order tells people to evacuate immediately. This may happen if there is little or no time to notify people, or following an Evacuation Alert.

More information on How to Evacuate and Evacuation Zones 

Make a plan

Get together with your family and work on your emergency plan together. Make sure everyone understands what would happen and what to do in a major emergency. Plan with your pets and other unique needs in mind. 

Use the resources below to make your plan:
Includes wildfire specific information and a basic emergency plan template

Make a Kit

Put together an emergency kit and keep it somewhere easy to get if you must evacuate. Make sure your emergency kit is easy to carry and everyone in the household knows where it is.