Wednesday , 6 July 2022
A closeup of some hot fiery flames burning which works nicely as an art element or background.

Fire advisory for M.D., Bonnyville Beach, Pelican Narrows, Glendon, Lac La Biche Forest Area

A Fire Advisory for the Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87, Summer Village of Bonnyville Beach, Summer Village of Pelican Narrows and Village of Glendon effective June 2, 2022.
Existing fire permits are still allowed, however no new fire permits will be issued for non-essential burning. Burn Barrels with screens, fire pits, fireworks and safe campfires are permitted.
Please monitor www.albertafirebans.ca daily for any updates or changes.
We expect this fire advisory to reduce the number of human-caused wildfires in Alberta, while allowing Albertans to enjoy outdoor activities as much as possible.
Please monitor www.albertafirebans.ca daily for any updates or changes.
For further information contact the Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority 780-826-4755.

Lac La Biche

  • Any burning without a valid fire permit, other than a campfire, is prohibited.
  • Safe wood campfires *
  • Backyard fire pits
  • Portable propane fire pits
  • Gas or propane stoves and barbecues
  • Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
*Safe wood campfires – should be within a metal, brick, or rock fire ring.
They are required to:
a)    be on rock, gravel, sand, or another non-combustible surface that extends at least one metre around the fire;
b)    have a responsible person in attendance to keep fire under control at all times and extinguish before leaving;
c)    have on hand enough water on site to extinguish the fire. Safe wood campfires on private lands include private land campgrounds and private land recreation areas; and
d)    Municipalities, Parks and protected areas may have additional fire safety requirements.
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 conditions improve.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.