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WHEREAS in the opinion of the District of Lakeland No. 521 there are high to extreme fire hazard conditions that exist within the municipality;

THEREFORE, Tammy Knuttila being Administrator and Jarett Taylor being the Supervising Officer, appointed pursuant to section 18 of Bylaw 9-2019, do hereby order, pursuant to section 16 of that Bylaw that:

  1. No person shall light, or start, or allow, or cause to be lighted, ignited or started a fire of any kind whatsoever in the open air.
  2. All burning permits, if any, issued for the burning of any material within the municipality are hereby suspended effective the date of this order.
    • The lighting or discharge of fireworks is strictly prohibited.
  3. CSA-approved propane heating devices and barbecues, pressurized stoves, or charcoal briquettes may be used for cooking and heating purposes. Any charcoal briquette use shall be done in a non-combustible container made of heavy gauge metal.

This fire ban includes, and does apply to, all lands located within the District of Lakeland No. 521.

This Order takes effect 12:00 noon July 2, 2021 and has been renewed as of July 12th, 2021

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