Current Bans or Warnings
No bans are in effect. Watch this page for the most up-to-date fire ban and advisory information for Canmore. We post fire bans and fire advisories here when they are in effect.
What is not allowed:
What is allowed:
· Safe wood campfires (within fire rings) in campgrounds, backyards, or random camping areas
· Charcoal briquettes
· Portable propane fire pits
· Gas or propane stoves and barbecues
· Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
· Fire Permits
What is a safe wood campfire?
Safe wood campfires - should be within a metal, brick, or rock fire ring. They are required to:· Be on rock, gravel, sand, or another non-combustible surface that extends at least one metre around the fire;· Have a responsible person in attendance to keep fire under control at all times and extinguish before leaving;· Have on hand enough water on site to extinguish the fire.
What do I do if I see a wildfire?
If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE
Help Prevent Wildfires
What you can do to help protect our community
· If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE.
· Never leave a fire unattended.
· Completely extinguish campfires with water. Soak it, stir it, and soak it until it is cool to the touch.
· Do not throw cigarettes on the ground. Put them out and discard in a bin.
· Off-Highway Vehicles can start wildfires - check frequently to ensure hotspots are free of debris and make sure mufflers and spark arrestors are working properly.
Bookmark albertafirebans.ca or download the Alberta Fire Bans app to access information on fire advisories, fire restrictions and fire bans in effect across the province.