Category: Fire Ban

Fire Restriction Now In Place

Due to the recent weather conditions, Athabasca County has downgraded the fire ban effective May 19, 2020.  A FIRE RESTRICTION is now in effect for that area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. This restriction prohibits the issuance of new permits except for requests for essential agricultural burning which will be considered…

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Fire Ban Now in Effect

Please be advised that effective April 22, 2020 Athabasca County has issued the following FIRE BAN: In consideration of the Fire Ban in the Forest Protection Area, and in order to preserve emergency resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, Athabasca County is issuing a FIRE BAN effective immediately. The Fire Ban prohibits any open fires which includes…

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Fire Advisory Lifted

Please be advised that effective July 4, 2019 Athabasca County has updated its FIRE STATUS: Athabasca County has lifted the FIRE ADVISORY for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. Safe campfires are now allowed in all campgrounds and random camping areas. Any burning other than campfires requires a fire permit….

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Fire Status Update – Advisory now in place

Please be advised that effective June 4, 2019 Athabasca County has updated its FIRE STATUS to a: Due to the recent weather conditions, Athabasca County has down-graded the existing FIRE BAN to a FIRE ADVISORY for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. Although the fire ban has been lifted, there…

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Fire Ban Now in Place

Please be advised that effective May 23, 2019 Athabasca County has issued the following FIRE BAN:   Athabasca County has upgraded the existing Fire Restriction to a FIRE BAN for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area effective immediately. The fire ban prohibits all open fires including recreational fire pits, burn…

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Fire Restriction Issued

Please be advised that effective May 13, 2019 Athabasca County has issued the following FIRE RESTRICTION: Athabasca County has upgraded the existing Fire Advisory to a Fire Restriction for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection area. This restriction PROHIBITS the discharge of fireworks and SUSPENDS all fire permits issued for burn…

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