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Sunday , 25 October 2020

County of St. Paul under fire ban

The County of St. Paul is under a fire ban.

The fire ban applies to all areas within the County of St. Paul including campgrounds.

No open fires are allowed in campgrounds or in any other area within the County.

All fire permits are suspended or cancelled and no new permits will be issued.

The Town of St. Paul is not under a fire ban. The town has the authority to issue their own restriction should the need arise.

All open fires within the County are banned, including campfires in campgrounds and random camping areas. This includes charcoal briquettes, turkey fryers and tiki torches.

Fireworks, flying lanterns and exploding targets are also prohibited.

Portable propane fire pits and gas propane stoves designed for cooking or heating are allowed during the fire ban.

If you have any questions, you may direct inquiries to the County of St. Paul at 780-645-3301 or St. Paul Fire Services at 780-645-4100.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. 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.