Fire Danger Levels

  1. Winkler Fire Department Response Area Current Fire Danger Level – DL2 (updated May 18, 2019)

DL0, DL1, DL2 – Controlled burning allowed, fireworks permits may be issued, burn permits may be issued, recreational firepits permitted

DL3 – No controlled burning allowed including burning barrels, burn permits cancelled, fireworks permits cancelled, recreational firepits are permitted

DL4 – No controlled burning allowed including burning barrels, burn permits cancelled, fireworks permits cancelled, recreational firepits may be prohibited after 3 consecutive days of DL 4

Note: Implementation of burn bans may differ slightly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction because of land use. Differences in cultivated land to pasture land and grass land can be quite different.

Note: All controlled burning and installation/use of recreational fire-pit must be done in accordance to local jurisdictional burning bylaws (see links at the bottom of the page)

Until green-up, Burn Ban implementation for the WFD response areas (see map below) will be based on the Manitoba Government Provincial Fire Program Fire Danger Level found at the following Morden weather station link . Fire Danger Levels – Morden Station – This information is complements of Sustainable Development – Fire Program!!

                                                                                                                                                 Map of WFD Response Areas (City of Winkler & Ward 1 RM of Stanley)

 

Other Links:

Canadian Lightning Danger Map – Canada

Current Fires in Manitoba

Provincial Crown Land Burn Bans

Manitoba Fire Program homepage

Current provincial fire situation

National Fire Danger Level Map

Fire weather Calculations

RM of Stanley Burning Bylaw

City of Winkler Burning Bylaw

 

 

 

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