FIRE ADVISORY – MD OF PEACE

FIRE ADVISORY NOTICE

The municipal-wide fire ban has been downgraded to a Fire Advisory.  Though open fires are now permitted, caution should always be used with any kind of burning.

Prohibited:  Fireworks and exploding targets

Allowed:  Safe backyard fire pits and burn barrels, safe campfires on private land, campgrounds, back country and random camping areas, BBQ’s with charcoal briquettes, turkey fryers & tiki torches, portable propane fire pits, stoves and BBQ’s, wood fires in an enclosed facility or device, which have a chimney with a spark arrestor, essential agricultural and industrial burning.

The Municipal District of Peace, along with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, will be monitoring conditions including the availability of firefighting crews and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Fire Advisory will be regularly reviewed and adjusted if necessary.