July 10, 2024

Fire Ban July 10 2024

Fire Ban Declaration – Effective July 10th, 2024 

A fire ban is in effect for the Yellowhead County Fire Protection Area

Please be advised that a complete Fire Ban is now declared for the Yellowhead County Fire Protection Area, effective 4:00 p.m. July 10th, 2024. The ban will remain in place until further notice. 

  • All existing outdoor wood burning heating, cooking and recreational fires must be extinguished, and no new fires can be lit. This includes campfires and cooking fires, 
  • All fire permits are suspended, and no new permits will be issued,
  • Natural gas, propane, charcoal/briquette fires for the purpose of outdoor heating or cooking are not affected by this ban and remain a permitted use at this time,
  • Transfer stations will not accept wood products in a fire ban area.

Thank you for your cooperation in keeping the municipality safe by observing this fire ban. As always, visit the Alberta Fire Ban website (https://albertafirebans.ca/) for a complete picture of the local and regional fire ban status.