- Existing Fire Permits are cancelled
- No new fire permits will be issued
- Wood campfires, charcoal briquette fires, turkey fryers, tiki torches in backcountry and random camping areas
- Gas or Propane fueled fire rings, BBQs, stoves and heaters
For full details, visit albertafirebans.ca and click the Forest Protection Area link under the Restriction tab.
The Restriction will remain in effect until conditions improve.
WILDFIRE PREVENTION TIPS
Albertans are asked to use caution when recreating within the FPA:
- Clear debris from hot spots on your Off-Highway Vehicle.
- Ensure your campfire is out - Soak it, Stir it, Soak it Again.
- Exploding targets can start wildfires. Please use extreme caution.
PROVINCIAL SUMMARY - 3 MAY 2016
- Alberta currently has 31 wildfires: 2 are Out of Control, 4 is Being Held, 15 are Under Control, and 10 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
- Since April 1, Alberta has recorded 312 wildfires that burned a total of 3983.97 hectares.
Wildfire Information Officer