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CURRENT CONDITIONS IN THE CALGARY FOREST AREA
Hot and dry conditions have persisted in the Calgary Forest Area (CFA) with virtually no precipitation. The conditions in the south of the CFA are of particular concerns. If a wildfire ignites in these conditions, it has the potential to spread extremely quickly. The forecast is calling for more of the same with high temperatures, low relative humidities and no precipitation.
A FIRE ADVISORY remains in effect for the Northern Portions of the Calgary Forest Area
Areas in the CFA north of the Highwood are under a Fire Advisory. In these areas, campfires in backcountry and random areas are not prohibited. Fire permits are very limited and only issued on a case-by-case basis.
Although campfires in backcountry and random camping areas are currently allowed in the northern portions of the CFA, they may be restricted in the coming days if conditions warrant.
Under this advisory:
*Safe wood campfires - should be within a metal, brick, or rock fire ring. They are required to:
Although campfires are currently allowed, they may be restricted in the coming days if conditions warrant.
To see further information regarding the Fire advisory please visit: Calgary Forest Area Wildfire Updates