Red Deer County under fire ban

Red Deer County under fire ban

The ban was issued Aug. 8 at noon.

Due to the dry conditions and hotter than average temperatures, Red Deer County has implemented a fire ban throughout the entire County.

The County requires that:

  • All outdoor fires presently burning within Red Deer County whether set with permission or under permit of the County, be extinguished immediately, and
  • The ignition of any outdoor fires within the boundaries of Red Deer County are hereby prohibited.

This ban DOES NOT apply to:

  • Fires, which are contained within cooking and heating appliances and which are fuelled by fluids, gases or charcoal briquettes.
  • Fires contained within industrial facilities for operational purposes.
  • Propane fueled fire pits

Red Deer County thanks residents for their cooperation.

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Please note the ban is for Red Deer County, the Town of Sylvan Lake has not issued a fire ban at this time.