Banff National Park
FIRE BAN: Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
Issued: May 12, 2023
Ends: May 29, 2023
WHAT: Pursuant to section 12(1) of National Historic Parks General Regulations, the starting and/or maintaining of fires within Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site is hereby PROHIBITED by order of the Superintendent, Banff National Park of Canada.
This fire ban includes ALL open fires, EXCEPT,
provided they are under direct supervision and certified by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) or Underwriters Laboratories (UL):
• portable propane fire pits
• gas or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating
• propane or gas fueled lanterns (enclosed flame)
• patio heaters (propane, catalytic or infrared/radiant).
WHERE: This fire ban covers the entire Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
WHY: For the prevention of wildfire during elevated Fire Danger conditions in Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
PENALTY: Violation of this ban may result in immediate cancellation of your camping permit, eviction from the campground, or charges under the Canada National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25 000. Camping fees will not be refunded.
Start date: May 12, 2023
End date: Until further notice
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