The Fire Ban has been lifted; however a Fire Restriction is now in place for the MD of Pincher Creek, the Town of Pincher Creek and the Piikani Nation, including the community of Brocket. Under this Restriction, Existing Debris burn permits are cancelled. No new Debris Burn permits will be issued. Recreational Fire pits outside the Forest protection boundary that are approved and permitted can be used with care.
Allowed: Outside the Fire Protection Boundary
-Approved recreational fire pit
-Briquettes BBQs, Wood fired smokers
-Portable propane fire pits
-Gas or propane stoves and barbecues
-Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
Prohibited: Within the Fire Protection Boundary
Wood fires, Camp fires, Recreational fires
Briquettes BBQs, Wood fired smokers
Fireworks unless permitted and displayed by a professional
Exploding targets, Tannerite
Controlled debris burns without a permit
The Fire Restriction will remain in effect until conditions improve.