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)
- 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.
Deputy Chief Garth Rabel