A FIRE RESTRICTION is issued for the County of Minburn effective April 19, 2021, at 10:00 AM. Fire hazard conditions have rapidly increased to the level where fires can start easily and grow quickly.
This FIRE RESTRICTION is in effect for all rural areas in the County of Minburn including Hamlets.
This Fire Restriction:
1. PROHIBITS the issuance of fire permits and the discharge of fireworks; and
2. RESCINDS all previously approved fire permits and fireworks discharge permits; and
3. ALLOWS safe fires in burning barrels provided they are equipped with metal mesh screens, located on a non-combustible surface; and
4. ALLOWS fire pits contained with non-combustible material, as well as charcoal briquette barbecues, propane/gas barbecue, and propane/gas fire pits.
All types must be supervised and extinguished before leaving unattended.
This FIRE RESTRICTION will continue until further notice. Fire Restrictions can escalate into Fire Bans with little notice and, therefore, please check this site or www.minburncounty.ab.ca frequently for updates.
If you have any questions, please contact Mike Fundytus, Director of Protective Services at (780) 632-2082.
The next municipal general election will occur on October 18, 2021, visit the 2021 Election page for details.