Montrose News Updates
FIRE BAN NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Due to extreme wild fire hazards, the RM of Vanscoy and the RM of Montrose, in consultation with Delisle and District Fire and Rescue, has issued a ban on all open fires for the RM of Vanscoy, the RM of Montrose, the town of the Delisle, Village of Vanscoy, Hamlets of Grandora, Pike Lake, Laura, and Donovan, and all surrounding areas.
Due to lack of moisture, high temperatures and low humidity forecasts, as well as quickly ripening crops. This fire ban covers all types of open flame, including fire pits and open burning barrels.
For the duration of the ban, no open fires are permitted including burning barrels, incinerators, and fire pits. Fireworks are also prohibited. Self-contained heating devices, pressurized stoves, gas barbecues, propane fire pits, or charcoal briquettes used in an approved fire box will be permitted for cooking and heating purposes during the ban.
The fire ban is effective immediately and will stay in place until conditions improve and the order is rescinded. Thank you for your help.
If you see a fire please contact Provincial Emergency Services by calling 911
If you have any questions please contact District Chief, Travis Loewen at 306-493-7419.
BEAVER CONTROL PROGRAM
There are new regulations for this program. All individuals wishing to be a part of this program must hold a valid and current license number through the Ministry of Environment. The individual must provide proof of license before payment can be made.