Fire Advisory issued for city of Airdrie

July 6, 2017/ For Immediate Release

AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – On Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 10 a.m., the Airdrie Fire Department issued a Fire Advisory for the city of Airdrie.

Under the Fire Advisory, permit burning within the municipal boundaries of the city of Airdrie are banned due to dry/windy conditions. All outstanding burning permits are suspended until further notice.

This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

The following activities are allowed under the Fire Advisory:

  • Internal household fire places
  • Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
  • Regulated burning barrels
  • Camp stoves
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)
  • Liquid fuel barbecues (propane and natural gas)
  • Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24” in diameter or less)
  • Chimeneas
  • Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas

A Fire Advisory is the lowest of the three levels of fire notifications. A Fire Restriction has an elevated number of restrictions and a Fire Ban is the highest level with the most restrictions.

Further information regarding provincial fire conditions is available at albertafirebans.ca.

 

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(403)948-8800 ext.7612

 

 

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