County of Stettler issues Fire Restrictions

By rdnewsNOW staff
August 8, 2018 - 6:18am

STETTLER- Effective immediately there are some fire restrictions in effect for the County of Stettler.

Farmers out in the fields are being asked to take extra measures to ensure they have an operating fire extinguisher on their equipment at all times. 

The Fire Restriction:

- Prohibits the issuance of fire permits and the discharge of all fireworks
- Allows burning barrels to be used provided they are covered with a metal mesh screen with openings no larger than 13 mm
- Allows fire pits contained by non-combustible material with a metal mesh screen with openings no larger than 13 mm
- Allows authorized burning at waste transfer sites

The fire restrictions will continue until further notice.

For additional information, contact the County of Stettler at (403) 742-4441

(Gary McKinnon)

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