Because of the current conditions, Rocky View County Fire Services has issued a fire ban for west West Rocky View County.

This is effective immediately and the ban will remain in effect as long as the high-risk conditions remain.

As part of the ban, all burning and fireworks permits are suspended, and all burning is banned with some following exceptions:

  • Indoor household fireplaces
  • Camp stoves (properly attended)
  • Barbecues (charcoal briquettes, propane, or natural gas)
  • Wood pellet grills
  • Propane/natural gas fire pit
  • Oil well flaring (registration required -- call 403-264-1022)

For details on specific fire restrictions during the ban, visit Fire Bans & Advisories webpage.

For information on fire bans and advisories in other areas of the province, visit

A fire ban for east Rocky View County has also been issued as well.