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