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Located 45 minutes north of the City of Edmonton, Thorhild County offers all the amenities of the big city with a rural lifestyle. 


As of April 27 2018, Thorhild County has issued a Fire Ban.

The Fire Ban will remain in effect until further notice.


The Fire Ban means there are absolutely no outdoor fires permitted including, but not limited;

  • open fires
  • camp fires
  • brush piles and
  • burning barrels.

The discharge of fireworks is also prohibited during this ban.

No new fire permits will be issued during the period of the ban and all previously issued permits remain cancelled. 

Gas fueled barbeques with lids and liquid fueled camping stoves are allowed.

A person who sets a fire during this ban will be issued a ticket up to $1000.00 as per Bylaw 09-2018

This Fire Ban will stay in effect until the fire hazard conditions improve significantly.