MD of Foothills FIRE BANS
Effective May 23, 2018
The Foothills Fire Department has put out an Advisory to remind residents that it is very dry and fires can get away from you very easily.
Please be careful and do not leave any fires unattended.
Burning permits are available and you may use burning barrels and campfires.
Residents in the MD of Foothills are asked to use extreme caution when burning.
If you have an emergency, call 911.
Open fires are allowed by obtaining a burning permit issued through the Online Burning Permit application .
Fire permits are required for any burning in the Forest Protection Area (excluding campfires).
You can get a fire permit by contacting the Environment and Sustainable Resource Development office in:
For information on wildfire status: Alberta Wildfire Status
Fire Permits are mandatory in the MD of Foothills!
Burning Permits & Regulations
The burning of prohibited debris is against the law. Prohibited debris includes but is not limited to this list:
- Household Garbage
- Paint and paint cans
- Used motor oil
- Treated Products
Please only burn clean burnable debris. Other material can be disposed of at the Foothills Landfill and regular tipping fees will apply for MD of Foothills residents.
James (Jim) Smith, SCO-Fire
Foothills Fire Chief