Due to dry conditions Lamont County Council has issued a fire ban, effective immediately.
No open fires or burning are allowed in campgrounds or in any other area within the County, no exceptions.
ALL FIRE PERMITS ARE SUSPENDED EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
- Propane Barbeques will be allowed for cooking purposes only. And MUST be attended to at all times while in use.
- No burn barrels.
- No warming fires.
- No burning is permitted during this fire ban.
Further information can be obtained at https://www.albertafirebans.ca/ or by contacting the Lamont County Emergency Services at (780) 895-2233.
- North Bruderheim Provincial Recreation Area is also under fire ban until further notice:
All-Terrain Vehicles used on public land is not permitted.
WHERE IS THE FIRE BAN?
The fire ban applies to all areas within Lamont County including campgrounds.
WHAT IS PROHIBITED?
All open fires within the County are banned, including campfires in campgrounds and random camping areas. This includes charcoal briquettes, turkey fryers and tiki torches. Fireworks, flying lanterns and exploding targets are also prohibited.
WHAT IS ALLOWED?
Certified CSA Portable propane fire pits and gas propane stoves designed for cooking or heating.