From: Jim Smith, Fire Chief
Date: May 13, 2015
As of 09:34 a.m. today in the M.D. of Foothills No. 31, by order of Council, [the Foothills Fire Department] has lifted the fire ban imposed on April 1, 2015.
All open fires will now be allowed by obtaining a burning permit issued by a Fire Guardian. Fire guardians may request to inspect your burn pile before issuing a burn permit. Burn Permits are available free of charge.
The burning of prohibited debris is against the law. Prohibited debris includes but is not limited to this list:
• Household Garbage
• Paint and paint cans
• Used motor oil and filters
• Treated Products
• Animal Carcasses
Please only burn clean burnable debris. All other material can be disposed of at the Foothills Regional Landfill.