The wildfire hazard in most of the Calgary Wildfire Management Area (CWMA) remains moderate. However, in areas/fields of open grass, the hazard is considered HIGH. This hazard will remain until the areas receive adequate precipitation (snow/rain).
PRESCRIBED FIRE - STONEY OPERATIONS ENDED FOR MARCH
Prescribed fire operations on the Stoney Nakoda reserve has ended for March. ESRD (Environment and Sustainable Resource Development) will continue to work with the Morley Fire Department to conduct prescribed fire operations on the reserve as resources and conditions permit.
Fire permits are required for any burning in the Forest Protection Area (excluding campfires).
You can get a free fire permit by contacting the Environment and Sustainable Resource Development office in:
Areas of dry, dead grass pose a wildfire risk. Please follow the conditions of your fire permit before starting any burning.
2014 PROVINCIAL SUMMARY (27 March)
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In the last 24 hours, there has been 1 new wildfire.
Alberta currently has 5 wildfires in the FPA; 2 are Under Control, and 3 have been turned over to the responsible party.
Since March 1, Alberta has recorded 26 wildfires.
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