Town of Canmore

Fire Advisory in Place

A Fire Advisory is in place in the Town of Canmore. Existing fire permits remain valid. No new fire permits will be issued until further notice. Fireworks are prohibited.

What is allowed?
  • Safe wood campfires in campgrounds (within fire rings) or backyards - click here for important safety information
  • Charcoal briquettes
  • Portable propane fire pits
  • Gas or propane stoves and barbecues
  • Catalytic or infrared-style heaters
Further restrictions may be implemented.  Current and forecasted conditions are evaluated on a daily basis. When determining whether a fire ban is needed, Canmore Fire-Rescue considers local fire hazards, current and forecasted weather conditions, the amount of moisture in vegetation, the regional wildfire situation, and the availability of responders and equipment.

  • If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE. 
  • Call 9-1-1 in case of emergency


Help Prevent Wildfires

  • 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.

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