Burn Notice

Controlled Burn Notification

Special Areas residents and ratepayers are required to complete an online controlled burn notification before beginning a controlled burn.

 

Access the online form here

 

This form is available online 24/7 and is available whenever no fire restrictions are in place. If a fire advisory, restriction or ban is put in place before your  controlled burn, you will be contacted to either cancel or modify the planned burn.

 

Learn more about controlled burns and fire safety on our fire services page.

 

For more information on current Fire Advisories in place go to http://albertafirebans.ca/

Burn Notice – Advisory

Effective September 14, 2021 the Special Areas Board has issued a Fire Advisory for Special Areas No. 2, 3 & 4. The Special Areas Board advises extreme caution and that only necessary burning should take place. The public is asked to ensure all fires are attended to and completely extinguished before leaving unattended.

Safe campfires are allowed in campgrounds and random camping areas, but may be restricted if conditions deteriorate. Incinerator fires are permitted at a minimum distance of 30m away from structures and 3m away from combustible materials. Controlled Burns may be restricted.

To complete a controlled burn, please contact your local district office during business hours to complete a controlled burn notification form.

The Towns, Villages or Provincial Parks within the Special Areas handle their own restrictions and should be contacted directly.

  • Hanna District Office – 403-854-5625
  • Oyen District Office – 403-664-3618
  • Consort District Office – 403-577-3523

 

For further information contact: Glen Durand at (403) 779-3733.

 

For more information on current Fire Advisories in place go to http://albertafirebans.ca/

Burn Notice – Restriction

Effective Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 3:00 PM the Special Areas Board is imposing a fire restriction throughout Special Areas No. 2, 3, & 4.

 

The restriction is imposed on all outdoor fires but does not include gas or propane barbeques, or fires contained in campfire facilities in designated areas unless specifically posted. Incinerator fires are permitted at a minimum distance of 30m away from structures and 3m away from combustible materials.

 

Existing Controlled Burns may be suspended on cancelled, and no new Controlled Burns will be permitted.

 

The Towns or Villages within the Special Areas handle their own restrictions and should be contacted directly.

 

For further information contact Special Areas Fire Chief Glen Durand at (403) 779-3733

 

For more information on current Fire Advisories in place go to http://albertafirebans.ca/

Burn Notice – Fire Ban

Effective Friday August 6, 2021 at 6:00 PM the Special Areas Board is imposing a fire ban throughout Special Areas No. 2, 3, & 4.

 

The ban is imposed on all outdoor fires but does not include gas or propane barbeques.

 

Existing Controlled Burns are suspended or cancelled, and no new Controlled Burns will be permitted.

 

The Towns or Villages or Provincial Parks within the Special Areas handle their own restrictions and should be contacted directly.

 

For further information contact:

Glen Durand at (403) 779-3733

 

For more information on current Fire Advisories in place go to http://albertafirebans.ca