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FIRE RESTRICTION


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 1:00 P.M.

Contact:Bruce Wade , Fire Chief

(403) 823-1323

SUBJECT:FIRE 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 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 RESTRICTION.

PROHIBITED:

Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)

All Fire Permits suspended

All Fireworks

Regulated burning barrels

Solid fuel barbeques (charcoal briquettes)

ALLOWED:

Internal household fire places

All fires in Commercial licensed designated camping and recreational areas

Recreational fire pits under Bylaw 04.07 (backyard fire pits)

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

Campstoves

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

This fire ban takes effect WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019 AT 1:00 P.M. and will remain in effect until further notice.This FIRE RESTRICTION is for all properties contained within the Municipal Boundaries of the Town of Drumheller.


2019 STOREFRONT GRANTS APPROVED
Mill Rate approved