BREAKING: Coleman threatened by wildfire

BREAKING: Coleman threatened by wildfire

Alberta emergency personnel are warning about a fast moving wildfire that is threatening the community of Coleman in the Crowsnest Pass.

The wildfire has flared up between the Sentinel Industrial Park and Coleman, and is quickly moving towards the the townsite. Highway 3 traffic has been closed as of 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

Smoke is affecting visibility and major delays are expected.

Anyone living on Willow Drive must evacuate immediately. Everyone else in Coleman should be prepared to evacuate on short notice. This wildfire is quickly moving east being driven by the strong winds that are blowing east.