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Saturday , 24 October 2020
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Fire advisory in effect in County of St. Paul

Effective 4:00 PM, Wednesday May 6, 2020, the County of St. Paul is under a Fire Advisory. The Fire Advisory reads as follows:

  1. Safe campfires are permitted in campgrounds and in other County areas for cooking and heating purposes.
  2. The issuance of fire permits for other burning may be restricted, and the issuance of new permits is suspended.

We encourage everyone to be responsible while enjoying their outdoor fire. Never leave your fire unattended, and make sure your fire is out when you leave it.

A large field fire south of St. Paul took nine hours to put out on Tuesday, said Fire Chief Trevor Kotowich.

If you have any questions, you may direct enquiries 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.