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 StettlerFIRE RESTRICTIONFor additional information, please contactCounty of Stettler: (403) 742-4441A fire restriction has been issued for the County of Stettler. Fire Hazardconditions are at a level where fires can start and grow quickly. New fire permitswill not be issued for open fires such as burning brush, yard debris, burning pitsor major burns such as old buildings until further notice.This Fire Restriction:1. PROHIBITS the issuance of fire permits and the discharge of all fireworks;2. ALLOWS safe fires in burning barrels / incinerators provided they areequipped with metal mesh screens, located on non combustible surface aminimum of 3 meters from any combustible material including buildings;3. ALLOWS fire pits contained by non-combustible material with a metalmesh screen, as well as charcoal briquette barbecues, propane / gasbarbecue, and propane / gas fire pits. All types must be supervised andextinguished before leaving unattended;4. ALLOWS Fire Department authorized burning at waste transfer sites withextreme caution.This FIRE RESTRICTION comes into effect September 4, 2022 and will continueuntil further notice.Mark DennisRegional Fire Chief