Partial Fire Ban - April 7, 2021
Please be advised due to extremely dry weather conditions, the Drayton Valley/Brazeau County Fire Services is issuing a Partial Fire Ban for the area of Brazeau County and the Town of Drayton Valley EFFECTIVE April 7th, 2021.
A partial fire ban occurs when the fire hazard in the area is high to very high. Wildfires can start easily from most causes especially unattended campfires, cooking fires. Wildfires may become serious and difficult to control if not successfully contained while small. OUTDOOR BURNING IS ONLY PERMITTED IN APPROVED FIRE PITS OR APPROVED BURNING APPLIANCES.
- Existing fire permits are still valid (no permit extensions will be issued)
- No new fire permits will be issued until Partial Fire Ban is Lifted
- Safe wood campfires in approved fire pits
- Portable propane fire pits
- Gas or propane stoves and barbecues
- Charcoal and pellet barbeques
- Catalytic or infrared-style heater
- Approved and certified incinerators (for agricultural use)
For more information please visit albertafirebans.ca for fire up-to-date fire status or contact the Drayton Valley/Brazeau County Fire Services at 780-514-2216 during regular business hours.
If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-Fire or 911. The Partial Fire Ban will remain in effect until conditions improve.