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Todays fire rating is Moderate
Current Fire Rating:Moderate
A fire advisory is in effect for the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area section of the Forest Protection Area and Clearwater County, due to expected warm temperatures and increased wind speeds.
Under this advisory:
Existing fire permits are still valid
No new fire permits will be issued until the advisory is lifted
Any burning without a valid fire permit, other than a campfire, is prohibited
Safe wood campfires*
Backyard fire pits
Portable propane fire pits
Gas or propane stoves and barbecues
Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
*Safe wood campfires - should be within a metal, brick, or rock fire ring. They are required to:
be on rock, gravel, sand, or another non-combustible surface that extends at least one meter around the fire;
have a responsible person in attendance to keep fire under control at all times and extinguish before leaving;
have on hand enough water on site to extinguish the fire. Safe wood campfires on private lands include private land campgrounds and private land recreation areas; and
Municipalities, parks and protected areas may have additional fire safety requirements.
Never leave a campfire unattended. Soak it, stir it and soak it again until cool to the touch to ensure it is extinguished. If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE.
The fire advisory will remain in effect until conditions improve.