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ROCKY VIEW FIRE BAN IN EFFECT
Posted On April 3, 2021
Brent Piercy

Brent Piercy

Posted on April 3, 2021

Permit and casual burning in the County is currently banned due to dry/windy conditions.

 

PROHIBITED:

  • Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
  • Burning barrels
  • Recreational camp fires
  • Any fires contained within facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas
  • Chimeneas

 

EXCEPTIONS:

  • Indoor household fireplaces
  • Camp stoves (properly attended)
  • Propane/natural gas barbecues
  • Propane/natural gas fire pit
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)
  • Wood pellet grills

 

PENALTIES:

Any person who ignites, fuels, supervises, maintains or permits an outdoor fire within the municipal boundaries of Rocky View County during a fire ban can be fined $1,000. Should the fire get out of control and emergency fire response is required, the person responsible for the fire can be charged the full firefighting costs.  For further information, visit https://www.rockyview.ca/fire-bans#