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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Fire Advisory in Effect


A Fire Advisory has been issued for the Calgary Forest Area of the Forest Protection Area. The MD of Bighorn lies entirely in the Calgary Forest Area.  

The fire danger rating has increased. Fire permits may be restricted. Safe campfires are allowed in campgrounds and backcountry or random camping areas, but this level is a warning they may be restricted if the situation doesn’t improve.

Remember to check the hot spots on your Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) and remove debris before and after use. Never leave a campfire unattended. Soak it, stir it and soak it again until cool to the touch to ensure it is extinguished. If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE.

The Fire Advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

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