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Fire Ban Update!

August 10, 2018
FIRE BAN - RESTRICTION
Fire Ban declared in Wheatland County
A FIRE RESTRICTION is in effect. This ban represents a severe fire risk.

Permit burning in the County area is banned. All outstanding burning permits are suspended until further notice.
Effective Date: August 10, 2018
FIRE RESTRICTION (Severe fire risk)

This ban includes:

  • Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
  • All Fire Permits
  • All Fireworks Permits
  • Regulated burning barrels
  • Solid fuel barbeques (charcoal briquettes)
  • Reactional camp fires 

The exemptions to this fire ban are listed as follows:

  • Internal household fire places
  • Camp stoves
  • Liquid fuel barbecues (propane and natural gas)
  • Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas
  • Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
  • Portable propane fire pits that are CSA approved or UL certified.

For a complete list of what is included in each category of fire ban, see here

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Wheatland County
242006 Rg. Rd. 243 
Highway 1 RR 1
Strathmore, Alberta
T1P 1J6

Ph: (403) 934-3321
Fx: (403) 934-4889
 
Our Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

July 18, 2018
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Summer Recess
August 21, 2018
9:00 AM -
Municipal Planning Commission meeting
September 3, 2018
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Labour Day--offices closed