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Current fire bans and advisories

June 6, 2024 - A fire ban is currently in effect for the City of Airdrie. 

Under this advisory, all existing fire permits that have been issued are suspended.

The following activities are prohibited:

  • Use of residential fire pits
  • Use of campground fire pits
  • Use of solid fuelled barbeque appliances, where the primary source of fuel consists of charcoal, briquettes or wood
  • Incinerator fires
  • The use of consumer fireworks, exploding targets, or model rockets
  • Display fireworks and pyrotechnic special effects

Exemptions:

  • Burning barrels for farm use only
  • Natural gas, propane fire pits that are CSA approved or ULC certified.
  • Natural gas, propane or electric stoves, barbecues, and smokers that are CSA approved or ULC certified
  • Catalytic or infrared style heaters that are CSA approved or UL certified; and
  • Approved fires contained in industrial facilities or sites (energy, forestry or agricultural)

The fire ban has been issued due to a major water main break in Calgary. The ban will remain in effect and no new fire permits will be issued until repairs are made and normal water consumption can resume. Airdrie is currently under level four water restrictions

Alberta Fire Bans