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Wednesday , 28 July 2021
Arthur C. Green/Lakeland Connect

Fire restriction in County of St. Paul

The County of St. Paul is under a fire restriction as of today, April 19.

According to the announcement of the restriction, it is being imposed because of the dry conditions in the County of St. Paul.

Fire permits are suspended no new fire permits will be issued until further notice.

Open fires are forbidden.

Camp fires in approved fire pits are still allowed, as are gas or propane stoves, barbecues, and portable propane fire pits.

No Camp fires, open fires, or charcoal briquettes are allowed in back country or random camping areas.

The County of Vermilion River, County of Smoky Lake, and County of Two Hills also have fire restrictions in effect.

Wildfire season in Alberta began on March 1. To report a fire, call 310-FIRE (3473) or 911.

About Meredith Kerr

Meredith Kerr moved to St. Paul for a career in journalism and morning radio in 2014 expecting to stay for six months to a year. Since then, she has put down roots in the form of a husband, a mortgage, two babies, and a poorly behaved dog. She continues to work as a reporter until such time as she finishes her book and becomes fabulously wealthy from the royalties. Meredith also serves as a member at large on the St. Paul Library Board and volunteers as a Beaver leader for the 1st St. Paul Scout Group.