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(Amended) Fire Restriction - Effective Immediately (September 8)

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Effective September 8, 2022, the Fire Ban is amended to a fire restriction for Lamont County.

(Amended from) Effective immediately (September 1, 2022), there is a Fire Ban in effect for Lamont County.

Please be advised—effective immediately—there is also a fire ban in place for North Bruderheim Provincial Recreation Area (Alberta Parks, within Lamont County). This includes an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) ban as well. See the Alberta Parks Website:

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

This order is issued under the authority of Lamont County Bylaw 847.22.

Active fire permits are rescinded, and no new fire permits will be issued.

Fireworks and exploding targets are prohibited until further notice.

Campfires, charcoal barbeques, burn barrels, propane barbeques and ULC approved propane fueled fire pits are permitted.

Affected Area(s):

  • All Lamont County Rural Areas (Including Hamlets)

Please take care with all other activities around your property that could produce a fire hazard such as riding all-terrain vehicles, cutting grass, and general farm/acreage maintenance activities. The fire danger is at the level where one can start easily and grow out of control quickly.

This Fire Restriction will be in effect until further notice. Failing to comply with the conditions set out in a Fire Ban/Restriction order carries a minimum fine of $1500, under Lamont County Bylaw 847.22.