The Town of Penhold has issued a fire ban due to the dry warm and windy conditions.

The fire ban is effect starting at 7:00pm May 1st, 2023.

No sources of open flame are permitted including charcoal, briquettes, or wood.

During the ban you may use certified cooking and heating appliances or equipment such as barbecues, fire tables, patio heaters, and gas / propane fueled fire pits.

There currently are no open fire permits and none will be issued during the ban.

The ban is in effect until further notice.Lighting an open fire during a fire ban carries a $500 fine and may be subject to fire department response costs as per Town bylaw 764/2019