Fire Bans & Burning Regulations

Current Bans: Chestermere Fire Services


No bans in place. 


Current weather conditions in and around the Chestermere area have reduced the requirement for a Fire Advisory.


Levels of Risk

 

Level 1 (Low Fire Risk)


Fires are not permitted, however exemptions include: 
  • Camp stoves
  • Chimeneas (freestanding front-loading fireplace or oven)
  • Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas
  • Internal household fire places
  • Liquid fuel barbecues (propane and natural gas)
  • Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24 inch in diameter or less)
  • Regulated burning barrels
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)

Level 2 (High Fire Risk)


  • Chimeneas (freestanding front-loading fireplace or oven)
  • Incinerators (farm and acreage)
  • Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24 inch in diameter or less)
  • Regulated burning barrels
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)

Exemptions on a level 2 fire ban include

  • Camp stoves
  • Internal household fire places
  • Liquid fuel barbecues /CSA or ULC approved fire appliances (propane and natural gas)

Level 3 (Extreme Fire Risk)


  • Camp stoves
  • Chimeneas (freestanding front-loading fireplace or oven)
  • Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas
  • Incinerators (farm and acreage)
  • Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24 inch in diameter or less)
  • Regulated burning barrels
  • Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)

Exemptions on a level 3 fire ban include

  • Internal household fire places
  • Liquid fuel barbeques / CSA or ULC approved fire appliances (propane and natural gas)