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Fire Bans

Lethbridge County's Fire Rating guide.  Click for PDF.

Questions?
Call 403-328-5525
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Todays fire rating is Fire Restriction

Current Fire Rating:Fire Restriction

Fire Restriction in Effect

Lethbridge County has issued a Fire Restriction effective 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2022 due to warm, dry conditions.  The area has received minimal rain and temperatures are forecasted to remain warm.

Under the Restriction no fire permits or fireworks permits will be issued until further notice.  All active permits are cancelled.  Fines apply for burning during a Fire Restriction.

Recreational campfires (campground and backyard fire pits) and acceptable incinerators that meet the specifications of the County’s Fire Permit Bylaw #1424 are permitted.  Please visit https://lethcounty.ca/p/fire-permits or call the County office at 403-328-5525 to determine if yours meets the criteria.  Fires that are contained in cooking or heating appliances fueled by fluids or gasses (gas or propane fueled fire rings, BBQs, stoves, and heaters) are also allowed.

Lethbridge County may move from a Fire Restriction to a Fire Ban at any time.  Always be aware of the current Fire Ban status by visiting https://lethcounty.ca/p/fire-bans