Fire Restriction in Effect (May 9)

A FIRE RESTRICTION is issued for Lamont County effective May 9, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. This restriction is due to continued dry conditions, lack of precipitation, and increased wind speeds.

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FIRE RESTRICTION FOR LAMONT COUNTY - Effective May 9 2024 (10:00 a.m.)

Active fire permits are rescinded, and no new fire permits will be issued. Fireworks and exploding targets are prohibited until further notice. Campfires, charcoal barbecues, burn barrels, propane fueled fire pits are permitted. Please note that BRUSH PILE/DEMOLISHED BUILDING PERMITS will no longer be issued for this season. All current permits of these types expire on February 28 (29) annually. As per County Policy, there shall be no brush pile burning between April 1 and October 31 of each year. REMINDER: BURN PERMITS are not issued between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2 as per Lamont County Policy #4121. Burning and permits are not allowed from December 23 through January 2 inclusive. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Burning or otherwise failing to follow the conditions set out in a Fire Ban, or Restriction Order could result in a $1500 minimum fine.

This order is issued under the authority of Lamont County  Bylaw 847.


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Lamont County Emergency Services coordinates and maintains emergency response services for Lamont County and the urban municipalities within its boundaries. These services include, but are not limited to, fire suppression, fire prevention, and medical first response.

If you see an emergency of any type, report it immediately by calling 911.