The Kenow wildfire now covers approximately 44,000 hectares although it's not expected to be as extreme today due to lower temperatures and higher relative humidity improving conditions for firefighting.

Firefighters working within Waterton were relieved Tuesday by a second team coming in and will continue their work with 11 fire trucks on site.

Within the park itself, there are roughly 137 firefighters, three Alberta air tankers, 8 helicopters and 15 pieces of heavy equipment.

The mandatory evacuation order has been lifted for the Blood Tribe.

A mandatory evacuation order and states of local emergency remain in effect for the M.D. of Pincher Creek and Cardston County.

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