The County of Paintearth has lifted the Fire Restriction, effective November 09, 2020. Fire permits will be issued at the County Office between 9am and 4pm, Monday through Friday.
Fires are allowed in:
"Acceptable Burn Barrel" means an outdoor receptacle that meets the following specifications:
"Fire Pit" means a non-combustible structure or container located on public or private property, used for recreation purposes and constructed in accordance with this Bylaw
"Incinerator Fire" means a fire that is confined within a non-combustible container or barrel with opening; covered with a heavy gauge metal screen having a mesh size not larger than 13 millimeters and which is ventilated in such a manner as to preclude the escape of combustible materials, including ash.
The County of Paintearth is urging residents to be fire safe and ensure that all fires are supervised and under control at all times. Burning is ONLY to be done with extreme care and caution. Be aware that weather will determine if the County of Paintearth proceeds to a total fire ban.
Michael Simpson, CAO
County of Paintearth # 18
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