Fire Ban 2021

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FIRE/BURNING BAN

EFFECTIVE JULY 16, 2021

FOR THE ENTIRE MUNICIPALITY OF MACDONALD
 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


Due to dry spring conditions, the Rural Municipality of Macdonald has implemented a Fire Ban for the entire municipality, effective Friday, July 16, 2021. This includes burning of agricultural lands, ditches, riverbanks, outdoor fires, outdoor fires contained within fire pits, outdoor solid fuel* burning appliances and the use of fireworks. The use of propane or natural gas BBQs and fire pits is permitted.

 

*Solid fuel includes wood, charcoal, peat, coal, Hexamine fuel tablets, wood pellets, corn, wheat, rye and other grains.

 

The ban will remain in place until conditions improve. Persons who contravene this ban and are found guilty of starting a fire may be subject to fines and penalties.

 

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.

 

Daryl Hrehirchuk, CMMA

Chief Administrative Officer