Fire Advisory issued for City of Airdrie

November 3, 2017 / UPDATE

Due to improved conditions the Airdrie Fire Department has lifted their precautionary Fire Advisory for the City of Airdrie.

Permit burning within the municipal boundaries of the City of Airdrie is now permitted.

The public is reminded to be diligent and cautious when burning to ensure that the task is completed safely.


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

October 20, 2017/ For Immediate Release

AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – On Oct. 20, 2017 at 3 p.m. the Airdrie Fire Department issued a Fire Advisory for the City of Airdrie.

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 shall remain in effect until such time as the Fire Chief’s Office deems appropriate to change for purposes of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act and the City of Airdrie Fire Bylaw.

Under this Fire Advisory residents are allowed:

  • 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

Airdrie residents are reminded that when you are enjoying a leisure activity, such as a back yard barbecue or approved fire pit, please be responsible, diligent and safe.

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


Media contact:
Deputy Chief Ken Hubbard
Airdrie Fire Department
403.948.8800 ext.7889

 

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