A Level 2 Fire Ban has been declared for the Town of Chestermere. This ban represents a severe fire risk.
Effective Date: September 19, 2012
Time (24 Hours): 12:00
Permit burning in the Town of Chestermere area is banned due to excessively dry and possibly windy conditions. All outstanding burning permits are suspended until further notice.
This fire ban shall be in effect until such time as the Fire Chief’s Office deems appropriate to change for purposes of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act.
For further information or media inquiries, please contact Fire Chief Bagley at 403-207-2803.
Level II Fire Ban Description:
Level II (severe fire risk) This ban includes:
Incinerators (for farm and acreage use) Regulated burning barrels
Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)
Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24” in diameter or less)
The exemptions to this fire ban are listed as follows: Internal household fire places
Liquid fuel barbecues (propane and natural gas)
Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas.