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PRESS RELEASE- FIRE BAN 

Friday July 28, 2017 4:00 P.M.

Contact: Bruce Wade , Fire Chief


(403) 823-1323

SUBJECT: FIRE BAN-RESTRICTION

Due to existing dry conditions the Town of Drumheller, in its capacity as Local Fire Authority and pursuant to the Town of Drumheller Fire Bylaw 04.07, is issuing a FIRE BAN RESTRICTION. This advisory represents a SEVERE FIRE RISK with respect to open air fires.


Open air fires include fires for the burning of weeds, grass, leaves; fires related to recreational uses in non-approved containers; and the burning of coal, straw and/or other materials. Please note the following regarding the FIRE BAN RESTRICTION.

PROHIBITED:
Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
All Fire Permits suspended
All Fireworks
Regulated burning barrels
Solid fuel barbeques (charcoal briquettes)
Recreational fire pits under Bylaw 04.07

ALLOWED:
Internal household fire places
Gas or Propane stoves and Barbecues that are CSA approved or UL certified
Portable propane fire pits that are CSA approved or UL certified
Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas.
Campstoves

Natural gas and propane barbecues are not affected by this FIRE BAN RESTRICTION.

This fire ban takes effect FRIDAY JULY 28, 2017 AT 4:00 P.M. and will remain in effect until further notice. This FIRE BAN RESTRICTION is for all properties contained

within the Municipal Boundaries of the Town of Drumheller.