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September 4, 2022

FIRE ADVISORY

Due to extremely hot and dry conditions we are asking everyone to discontinue all burning immediately. Do not set off any fire works. We will not be issuing any burn permits and request that if you have one, you refrain from burning immediately.

There have been several fires in Stettler County over this long weekend. We thank our volunteer fire department members for their hard work and service, and ask you assist them by ceasing all burning immediately.
If you are running farm machinery and equipment, please carry fire extinguishers with you at all times.
Thank you for your cooperation and assistance.

County of Stettler
FIRE RESTRICTION
For additional information, please contact
County of Stettler: (403) 742-4441
A fire restriction has been issued for the County of Stettler. Fire Hazard
conditions are at a level where fires can start and grow quickly. New fire permits
will not be issued for open fires such as burning brush, yard debris, burning pits
or major burns such as old buildings until further notice.

This Fire Restriction:
1. PROHIBITS the issuance of fire permits and the discharge of all fire
works;

2. ALLOWS safe fires in burning barrels / incinerators provided they are
equipped with metal mesh screens, located on non combustible surface a
minimum of 3 meters from any combustible material including buildings;

3. ALLOWS fire pits contained by non-combustible material with a metal
mesh screen, as well as charcoal briquette barbecues, propane / gas
barbecue, and propane / gas fire pits. All types must be supervised and
extinguished before leaving unattended;

4. ALLOWS Fire Department authorized burning at waste transfer sites with
extreme caution.

This FIRE RESTRICTION comes into effect September 4, 2022 and will continue
until further notice.
Mark Dennis
Regional Fire Chief

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