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Fire Ban in Effect for Lethbridge County

Post Date:08/09/2018 10:13 AM

LETHBRIDGE COUNTY– Whereas conditions exist in Lethbridge County that pose a heightened risk of fire spread and extreme fire behavior due to the warm, dry, and windy conditions that exist and are forecasted in the upcoming days, Lethbridge County has enacted a Fire Ban on all open fires within its municipal boundaries. The Fire Ban excludes fires which are contained in a cooking or heating appliance fueled by fluids or gasses (gas or propane fueled fire rings, BBQs, stoves, and heaters). This declaration is made under the authority of the Lethbridge County Bylaw #1423. Effective as of 11:00 AM Thursday, August 9, 2018.

All active Fire Permits are cancelled. No new Fire Permits will be issued until further notice.

Please visit www.albertafirebans.ca for updates.

PSA- Fire Ban in Effect for Lethbridge County

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