CALGARY – A fire ban issued for Rocky View County on Monday has since been upgraded to include fuel barbecues and recreational camp fires.
As of noon on Tuesday, the level I fire ban was upgraded to a level II ban. This can represents a severe fire risk for the County.
The ban now includes:
Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
Regulated burning barrels
Solid fuel barbecues (charcoal briquettes)
Recreational camp fires (approved burn pit 24″ in diameter)
Exemptions to the fire ban include:
Internal household fire places
Liquid fuel barbecues (propane and natural gas)
Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas
The ban is in effect until further notice.