May 1, 2023 3:00 PM
Fire Ban Lifted: Fire Restriction in Effect - County of Stettler No. 6
The Fire Ban has been lifted and lowered to a Fire Restriction. The County of Stettler asks residents to exercise caution as dry conditions persist in areas of the County.
A fire ban for the County of Stettler has been lifted and lowered to a FIRE RESTRICTION. The County of Stettler asks residence to exercise caution as dry conditions persist in areas of the
This FIRE RESTRICTION:
1. PROHIBITS NEW PERMITS for open fires;
2. PROHIBITS the discharge of FIRE WORKS;
3. ALLOWS ESSENTIAL BURNING in burning barrels that are constructed of noncombustible material that have a tight fitting metal mesh screen;
4. ALLOWS campfires in campgrounds and on private lands, contained by non-combustible material with a metal mesh screen. Portable propane fire pits, Gas or propane stoves and barbecues.
Residents are asked to do their part to reduce the fire risk:
• Do not throw out cigarettes into easily combustible materials, such as vegetation, potted
plants or landscaping, peat moss, dried bark mulch, or dry leaves. These areas catch fire easily.
• Do not discard smoking material out vehicle windows.
• Never leave a fire pit unattended and always fully extinguish it with water when you are done.
All Terrain Vehicles can start wildfires - INSPECT YOUR ATV frequently to ensure hot spots are free of debris, and make sure mufflers and spark arrestors are working properly.
Fire officials will continue to monitor fire danger conditions. We will update the public of any changes.
The FIRE RESTRICTION will remain in effect until further notice.
Regional Fire Chief