Fire Advisory in Effect

Fire Advisory in Effect


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The City of Grande Prairie has issued a fire advisory, effective Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at 12 p.m. due to hot and dry conditions.

Under this advisory:

  • Fire permits for open burning and fireworks will not be issued.
  • Existing burning permits are suspended.
  • New fire pit permits will be issued on a case-by-case basis, for light burning only.

Permitted Activities:

  • Safe wood campfires
  • Backyard fire pits
  • Portable propane fire pits
  • Gas or propane stoves and barbecues
  • Catalytic or infrared style heaters

Prohibited Activities:

  • Any burning without a valid fire permit, other than a campfire.

The fire advisory will remain in effect until conditions improve. Residents are urged to exercise caution and adhere to the guidelines to prevent the risk of wildfires.

Further information can be found at albertafirebans.ca.