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Smoky River Fire & Rescue

The MD of Smoky River #130 including the Village of Girouxville, Town of Falher, Village of Donnelly, Town of McLennan

are following the lead of the Province and down grading the fire danger to a Fire Restriction. Meaning the use of UTVs are allowed and small camp fires in approved fire pits are now allowed. Please stay vigilant and ensure your fire are out before you leave them.


  • Safe wood campfires as long as they are inside engineered campfire ring.
  • Backyard fire pits
  • Charcoal briquette barbeques
  • Gas and liquid powered appliances (e.g., stoves, lanterns, fire rings)
  • Open flame oil devices (e.g. turkey deep fryer, tiki torches)
  • Indoor wood fires (such as inside a facility, building, tent or RV) and contained within a device with a chimney and spark arrestor.
  • Cooking, warming and lighting devices – all devices must be CSA approved and used per manufacturer’s standards.
  • Users are still responsible for care and attendance of all devices and should reduce their use during fire restrictions and bans. Approved activities or devices will not prevent prosecution or litigation if the user or device starts a wildfire.
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