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LIFTED Fire Ban - Advisory

UPDATE: September 16, 2019

The FIRE BAN - ADVISORY has been lifted for Wheatland County.

 Should conditions change or start to deteriorate, a ban may be reissued.

 If you would like to obtain a fire permit, please apply online or contact your local fire guardian to obtain one prior to burning.

Our Fire Bans are applicable to only our County. Other jurisdictions and Provincial Parks will have their own regulations. Check before you burn!

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August 8, 2019

A Fire Ban - Advisory has been declared in Wheatland County. This ban represents a moderate fire risk.

Permit burning in the County area is banned. All burning permits are suspended until further notice.

This ban prohibits:

  • All Fire Permits
  • All Fireworks Permits

The exemptions to this fire ban are listed as follows:

  • Internal household fire places
  • Gas or propane stoves and barbecues that are CSA approved or UL certified
  • Portable propane fire pits that are CSA approved or UL certified
  • Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
  • Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas
  • Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
  • Regulated burning barrels
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)
  • Recreational camp fire (approved fire pit 24" in diameter or less)

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

October 1, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Council Meeting
October 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Agricultural Service Board (ASB)
October 2, 2019
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Emergency Management Committee Meeting