County of Stettler downgrades fire ban

County of Stettler now under fire restriction as of Sept. 15

A fire restriction has been issued for the County of Stettler. This Fire Restriction:

1. PROHIBITS the issuance of fire permits and the discharge of all fire works;

2. ALLOWS burning barrels to be used provided they are covered with a metal mesh screen with openings no larger than 13 mm and;

3. ALLOWS fire pits contained by non-combustible material with a metal mesh screen with openings no larger than 13 mm and;

4. ALLOWS authorized burning at waste transfer sites.

This FIRE RESTRICTION comes into effect September 15, 2017 and will continue until further notice.

Mark Dennis, Regional Fire Chief

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