Fire ban in NB lifted

The fire ban in place for the City of North Battleford since April 22 has been lifted.

Environmental conditions have improved to a level that allows burning to take place. According to a city news release, no new fire pit permit applications will be inspected until the social distancing requirements because of COVID-19 are lifted. Residents are encouraged to restrain from applying for a fire pit permit until then.

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In a news release the city is asking people exercise caution while operating your approved fire pit, including: maintain close supervision of the fire, have adequate supply of water available to extinguish or control the fire, properly extinguish the fire after use, and pay close attention to wind conditions and potential spark hazards

Those with any concerns or questions are encouraged to contact the North Battleford Fire Department at 306-445-1770.


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