Interlake fire bans in place

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As of Aug. 28, fire bans are in place for the following communities:

  RM of St. Laurent

  RM of Armstrong

  RM of St. Andrews

  RM of St. Clements

  Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton

  RM of Fisher

A map of the areas affected and a detailed description of the provincial fire and travel restrictions can be found at gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Restrictions/index.html.  

Local municipalities may also implement burning bans or fire restrictions.  Check with your local municipal office or visit:  gov.mb.ca/wildfire/burn_conditions.html for more information.

Visitors to provincial parks should also check with park staff for the most up-to-date information. A list of parks with campfire restrictions can be found manitobaparks.com. 

For additional information on these restrictions, contact the nearest Manitoba Sustainable Development office. 

To report a wildfire, call 911 or the T.I.P. line (toll-free) at 1-800-782-0076.

– Compiled by Twyla Siple

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