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Fire Ban Information

Camrose County is in a permit area as required by the Forest and Prairie Protection Act.  Fire Season is in effect from April 1 to October 31 every year.  

From November 1 to March 31, you do not require a permit to conduct open burns, but please let your Fire Department know you will be burning.  Low hazard fireworks require a permits at all times.

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Fire Protection Policies

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Burn Permits

Camrose County is in a permit area as required by the Forest and Prairie Protection Act.  Fire Season is in effect from April 1 to October 31 every year.  

From November 1 to March 31, you do not require a permit to conduct open burns, but please let your Fire Department know you will be burning.  Low hazard fireworks require a permits at all times.

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Contact Us

Hamlets & Community Services
Corporate Services Manager - Teresa Gratrix

3755 - 43 Avenue,
Camrose, Alberta, T4V 3S8

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Email: county@county.camrose.ab.ca

Phone: (780) 672-4446
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Fire District Map

Curious about which Fire District you're in? Click the link below to view the Fire District Map.

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What You Can Burn

You can burn the following:

  • brush and fallen trees
  • used power poles that do not contain preservatives
  • wood or wood products not containing wood preservatives
  • solid waste from harvesting trees,
  • straw
  • grass
  • weeds
  • leaves
  • tree prunings
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What You Can't Burn

You can't burn the following

  • animal manure
  • pathological waste
  • wood or wood products containing preservatives
  • waste material from construction sites
  • rubber including tires
  • plastic including twine
  • oil containers that held pesticides or other chemicals
  • plastic or rubber coated materials including copper wire
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