Pincher Creek Emergency Services responded to a small grass fire in a field south of Tumbleweed Avenue yesterday at approximately 4:00 pm. According to Deputy Fire Chief Pat Neumann the fire was quickly extinguished. Conditions in the area are very dry at this time.
Fire permits are required 12 months of the year for all types of burning.
Alberta’s wildfire season officially starts March 1. A permit is required for all planned fires in Alberta’s Forest Protection Area, with the exception of campfires.