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May 18, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

Fire Restrictions Update May 18

Specific Restrictions (The information below was current as of May 18 at 1:30 PM) The latest information is at http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Restrictions/AreaRestrictionInfo.html?area=2 Burning Permits: Existing Burning Permits are cancelled. No new burning permits will be issued until conditions improve.Public, permanent residents, cottagers: Motorized back country travel including forestry roads, private roads and trails prohibited. No restriction for…

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May 15, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

May 15th Caddy Lake Wildfire News

The fire broke out Sunday afternoon as the result of a tree lying on a hydro line which caused sparks.  The fire is contained.  More information at https://steinbachonline.com/local/caddy-lake-fire-contained The Firemap above comes from http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Fire-Maps/fireview/fireview.html Sustainable Development Fire Update Report http://www.gov.mb.ca/cgi-bin/fire/show_current.pl?location=Fire-Update Sustainable Development Fire Restrictions http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Restrictions/AreaRestrictionInfo.html?area=2 News from Green Bay Resort on Facebook Firefighters are still using…

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May 14, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

May 14th Caddy Lake Wildfire News

A forest fire continues to burn at Caddy Lake. https://steinbachonline.com/local/forest-fire-burns-at-caddy-lake The province may soon order a ban on starting any fires — even in firepits. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-wildfire-pit-fires-caddy-lake-1.4662013 Sustainable Development Fire Update Report http://www.gov.mb.ca/cgi-bin/fire/show_current.pl?location=Fire-Update Darrell Kinley – a local cottager from West Hawk reported “I understand cottagers at the north end of WHL have been asked to leave, the fire burnt…

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May 10, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

Campfire Restrictions in the Whiteshell

With the tinder dry conditions Whiteshell Cottagers Association contacted Sustainable Development for some clarification on some of the terms used in their bulletin. Is it possible to get clarification on what constitutes an approved fire pit? An approved fire pit is a fire pit that has a hard base for a bottom which will not…

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May 9, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

Back Country Travel and Campfire Restrictions

May 8, 2018 FIRE BULLETIN #2 Manitoba Sustainable Development advises a number of additional travel restrictions have been put into place and burning permits are cancelled for the western, eastern and central regions of Manitoba due to dry, windy conditions and the high risk of fires. Travel restrictions are now in place for much of…

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April 30, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

Sustainable Development Fire Bulletin – Backcountry Travel Restrictions

April 30, 2018 FIRE BULLETIN #1 Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that a number of travel restrictions have been put into place and burning permits remain cancelled for the eastern and central regions of Manitoba due to dry, windy conditions and the high risk of fires. Travel restrictions are in place for much of southeast Manitoba,…

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