Do Your Part To Prevent Wildfires

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Warmer temperatures have arrived throughout the province. Human-caused wildfires make up 90% of spring wildfires, but are 100% preventable.

Wildfires can smoulder under the snow during the winter and emerge as a wildfire in the spring when conditions are warm and dry. Do your part to prevent wildfires by checking your winter burn piles to ensure they are extinguished.

Fire permits help Alberta Wildfire determine what burning is happening on the land. Knowing in advance where permitted burning is happening ensures that our firefighters are able to fight new wildfires instead of investigating a permitted burn.

All burning activities in Alberta’s Forest Protection Area, excluding campfires, requires a fire permit.

To get a fire permit, you can phone 310-0000 or visit your local Agriculture and Forestry office.

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