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Fire ban in effect

Public notice: Due to increasing risk in the Flagstaff Region, the fire restriction has been upgraded to a fire ban. 

Fire Ban in Effect

Effective at 11:59 a.m. on May 16, 2023, there is a FIRE BAN in effect for Flagstaff County and all municipalities therein.

All active fire permits are suspended effective immediately.

This ban prohibits ALL open air burning, including, but not limited to:

  • Warming, cooking or recreational fires
  • Open air burning, including brush piles
  • Burn barrels
  • Discharge of fireworks
  • Use of exploding targets
  • Charcoal barbeques
  • Any other form of outdoor burning

The following will continue to be allowed during this ban:

  • Approved propane or natural gas-fueled barbeques
  • ULC-approved propane fire pits
  • Electric Pellet Smokers

Activities such as operating ATVs/UTVs, grass cutting, welding, and other farm related tasks should be performed with caution as these activities can easily start a fire.

For up-to-date information on fire bans or restrictions, please visit www.albertafirebans.ca or www.flagstaff-ress.org.

The FIRE BAN will remain in effect until further notice.