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May 8, 2018 10:00 AM

FIRE RESTRICTION IN EFFECT MAY 9, 2018 AT 10:00 AM

Effective at 10:00 am, May 9, 2018 the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10 has issued a Fire Restriction.

Due to the dry, windy conditions and warming temperatures, the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10 will not be authorizing any new Fire Permits until further notice; also, currently issued Fire Permits are suspended.

As per County of Wetaskiwin No. 10 Fire Services Bylaw 2016/44, Section 11, the Fire Restriction will be in effect until the Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Emergency Services deems appropriate to change.

The exemptions to this Fire Restriction are as follows:
• Internal household fire places
• Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
• Regulated burning barrels
• Camp stoves
• Solid fuel barbeques (charcoal briquettes)
• Liquid fueled barbeques (propane & natural gas)
• Recreational camp fires in an approved fire pit, with grate covering
• Chimneys
• Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas

For further information, please contact the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10 Fire Services at 780-352-3321.

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