No new Fire Permits will be issued.
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 April 20, 2020 and will continue until further notice. County of Stettler No. 6 www.stettlercounty.ca
Regional Fire Chief
County of Stettler Press Release April 20, 2020 @ 2:26 PM