Effective immediately, September 2, a Fire Ban is in place in all of Mountain View County. The Total Fire Ban is in effect until further notice.

This requires that all outdoor fires presently burning, be extinguished and the lighting of any outdoor fires is banned.

The only exceptions currently are internal household fireplaces; barbeques, and AER flaring.

All current fire permits and fireworks permits are hereby cancelled, and no new fire/fireworks permits will be issued until the Complete Fire Ban has been lifted.

This fire ban comes into place after multiple wildfires have taken place in the Carstairs area.

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