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Level 1 fire ban in place for Cypress County

Posted on March 11, 2016 by 40 Mile Commentator

Due to the dry, windy conditions, Cypress County issued a Level 1 fire ban on Friday morning.
All outstanding fire permits are suspended until further notice.
Exemptions to the fire ban include:
-Internal household fireplaces
-Incinerators (For farm and acreage use)
-Regulated burning barrels
-Camp stoves
-Solid fuel barbecues (Charcoal briquettes)
-Liquid fuel barbecues (Propane and natural gas)
-Recreational Camp fires (Must be in an approved burn pit, 24 inches in diameter or less)
-Chimeneas
-Fires contained within approved facilities and appliances in designated camping and recreational areas
The fire ban went into effect at 10:00 a.m. on Friday morning.

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