ANNOUNCEMENT – Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

Clear Hills County Fire Ban has been removed in accordance with Bylaw 285-24, Council Motion C341-24(6-11-24) , effective at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

While the Fire Ban has been lifted, we urge everyone to remain vigilant and do their part to prevent wildfires.

🔥 Safety Reminders:

🔥Always supervise your fire and keep it small.

🔥Ensure you have water or an extinguisher nearby.

🔥Fully extinguish your fire before leaving the area.

If you spot a wildfire in a forested area, please call 310-FIRE (3473) immediately to report it.

Let’s work together to keep our community safe! 🌲🔥



🔥🚫Attention Clear Hills County residents and visitors,

The Fire Ban remains in effect, but with some allowances.As per motion of Council effective at 10:10 a.m. May, 17, 2024

🌲 Safe Wood campfires are now permitted in designated camping grounds, day use areas, and on privately owned land, following specific parameters outlined in Bylaw No. 285-24.

🔥 Safe Wood Campfires

must Be no larger than 0.5 meters high by 0.5 meters wide•

MUST Be within a metal, brick, or rock fire ring•

Be on rock, gravel, sand, or other non-combustible surface that extends at least one metre around the fire.

Please exercise extreme caution and ensure you have the necessary resources to extinguish the fire, such as a water source or fire extinguisher.

🚫 REMINDER: Provincial Parks (Ole’s, Running, Stoney and Sulpher Lake campgrounds) currently have a NO CAMPFIRE BAN in place. Please refer to the Alberta Parks website for more information on specific campgrounds affected by this ban.

For a comprehensive review of the Fire Ban Bylaw NO. 285-24, visit our website or call 780-685-3925.

Let’s stay safe and responsible during this time.

There are currently NO active fires within our municipality.

The thick smoke this morning is from neighboring municipalities.

Your safety is our priority. Please take precautions to protect yourself from the effects of the poor air quality.

👉Visit Alberta Health’s website for helpful tips and resources on how to stay safe during this time.,and%20set%20it%20to%20recirculate.

Clear Hills County FIRE BAN – May 9, 2024

Just a reminder that Clear Hills County has a FIRE BAN in effect for all areas south of

Township Road 890.


All outdoor wood fires, including burning barrels, wood campfires be it on private land or in County campgrounds, campfires in back country or random areas, BBQ charcoal briquettes, fireworks and exploding targets, and burning of brush piles, windrows, or other debris.


Propane/natural gas powered appliances, open flame oil devices, such as turkey deep fryers or tiki torches, and indoor wood fires contained within a device with a chimney and spark arrestor. All appliances must be CSA approved and used per manufacturer’s standards.

This FIRE BAN will remain in place until conditions improve. Fire danger levels will be reviewed daily and may be downgraded subject to fire weather conditions.

FIRE BAN IN EFFECT – April 3, 2024 12:01 a.m.

Attention all residents of Clear Hills County:

Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, a FIRE BAN is hereby enforced in accordance with Clear Hills County Bylaw No. 282-24. This ban applies to ALL FIRES, on public land, campgrounds, and private properties, including backyard fire pits. All Existing fires MUST be extinguished promptly by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2024. Portable propane fire pits contained within designated fire pits and gas, or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating will still be permitted.  For further details, please contact 780-685-3925 or visit the Clear Hills County Website or our social media platforms.