Parks Canada says the Waterton forest fire is now approximately 9,400 hectares in size.

Parks Canada and Alberta Agriculture and Forestry have brought in additional resources from Calgary, Coaldale, Lethbridge, the MD of Willow Creek and Taber.

Reports from field operations indicate that currently deployed resources are anticipated to be able to hold the fire on the Alberta side.

All residents and non-essential personnel have been safely evacuated and the town site is secure.

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