FIRE BAN IN EFFECT

A Fire Ban has been issued for the areas of the County of Northern Lights not in the Forest Protection Area due to continued dry and windy conditions.

All fire permits are suspended and no new fire permits will be issued.

Prohibited

 All open fires including campfires in campgrounds, backcountry and random camping areas and backyard fire pits.

  • Charcoal briquettes, turkey fryers and tiki torches.
  • Fireworks and exploding targets.
  • The use of off-highway vehicles for recreational use on all public lands.

Allowed

  • Portable propane fire pits that are CSA approved or UL certified.
  • Gas or propane stoves and barbecues that are CSA approved or UL certified and are designed for cooking or heating.
  • Catalytic or infrared-style heaters.

If you are going to use an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) on private lands remember to check the hot spots on your OHV and remove debris before and after use. If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 911.

The Fire Ban will remain in effect until conditions improve.

https://albertafirebans.ca/

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