- Fire permits will be issued for light debris burning (residential burning)
- Permits will not be issued for heavy debris.
- Any burning, other than a campfire, is prohibited
- Safe wood campfires *
- Backyard fire pits
- Portable propane fire pits
- Gas or propane stoves and barbecues
- Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
Since March 1, 2021 the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area has had 10 wildfires burning a total of 4.41 hectares. Nine of these wildfires are extinguished and one has been turned over to the responsible party.
There are currently 12 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area (FPA) of Alberta. Eight of these wildfires are under control, and four have been turned over to the responsible party.
Since March 1 there have been 60 wildfires in the FPA, burning a total of 47.32 ha. The five-year average for this time period is 67 wildfires burning 100.31 ha.
For more information on the current wildfire situation across the province of Alberta, visit wildfirestatus.alberta.ca
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For more information, please contact:
Provincial Information Officer
- Alberta Wildfire
- Alberta Fire Bans
- FireSmart in Alberta
- Alberta Emergency Alerts
- Air Quality Health Index
- Wildfire Smoke and Your Health
- 511 Road Reports
- Emergency Preparation