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Edmonton-area counties issue fire bans as region faces ‘bone dry’ wildfire season

April 19, 2021
By FFIC Staff

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Apr. 19, 2021, Edmonton, Alta. – Three counties around Edmonton implemented fire restrictions Thursday as a dry central Alberta faces wildfire season.

A fire ban went into effect Thursday in Parkland County, prohibiting all outdoor fires including recreation fire pits and charcoal briquette barbeques. All fire permits have been suspended or cancelled with no new permits being issued. CBC reports. | READ MORE