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Town of Cochrane imposes fire ban

The town of Cochrane has imposed a fire ban due to dry and windy conditions.

Ban put in place following grass fire

Windy and dry conditions are causing grass fire concerns. As fire fighters tackled a grass fire Tuesday near Delacour, officials in Cochrane imposed a fire ban. (Dean Holtsman/CBC)

The town of Cochrane has imposed a fire ban due to dry and windy conditions.

The ban went into effect at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday. It includes regulated burning barrels or fire pits and Incinerators on acreages.

Charcoal barbecues, chimineas and fires in designated areas in camping grounds are also not allowed.

All burning permits have been suspended until further notice.