Fire Danger Levels & Burn Bans

Winkler Fire Department Response Area Current Fire Danger Level – DL 3 (updated April 5, 2021)

DL0 to 2 – Controlled burning allowed including safe use of burn barrels, fireworks permits may be issued, burn permits may be issued, recreational are firepits permitted

DL3 to 4 – No controlled burning allowed including burning barrels, burn permits cancelled, fireworks permits cancelled, recreational firepits are permitted

Fire Pit Ban – Recreational firepits are prohibited

Burning control guidelines for the WFD response areas (see map below) will be based on information provided by the Provincial Wildfire Program based on condition at the Morden weather station.

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

                                                        Map of WFD Response Area


RM of Stanley Burning Bylaw

City of Winkler Burning Bylaw

Fire Pit Guidelines



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