MD of Foothills FIRE BANS
If you have an emergency, call 911.
Fire Ban has been lifted
As of 1:00 pm, October 2, 2017 in the M.D. of Foothills No. 31, by order of Council, the fire ban has been lifted. All open fires will now be allowed by obtaining a burning permit issued through the Online Burning Permit application or through a Fire Guardian.
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