RMs of Vanscoy and Montrose under fire ban

A fire ban is in place for the RMs of Vanscoy and Montrose. File / Global News

A complete fire ban is in place for the RMs of Vanscoy and Montrose, including Vanscoy and Delisle.

The Delisle Fire Department announced the ban Tuesday afternoon on social media.

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Officials said the ban includes fire pits, burning barrels and burn permits.

All outstanding burn permits have also been cancelled.

The restrictions do not extend to Pike Lake Provincial Park.

A fire ban is in place for all Crown land, provincial parks and recreations sites south of the Churchill River due to extreme wildfire hazards.

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No open fires are permitted and fireworks are prohibited.

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The ban doesn’t include self-contained heating devices, pressurized stoves, gas barbecues, propane fire pits, or charcoal briquettes used in an approved firebox, which are permitted for cooking and heating purposes only.

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