MD of Greenview #16 – FIRE BAN UPDATE – EFFECTIVE MAY 5, 2023

FIRE BAN AND OHV RESTRICTION IS NOW IN EFFECT for the areas of the MD of Greenview (Valleyview and DeBolt area – see maps) outside of the Forest Protection Area due to the extreme fire danger.

Under this fire ban:

  • All existing Fire Permits are suspended (or cancelled)
  • No new Fire Permits will be issued


  • All outdoor wood fires are banned, including wood campfires on public lands, wood campfires on private land and provincial campgrounds
  • Backyard firepits
  • BBQ charcoal briquettes
  • The use of fireworks and exploding targets
  • The recreational use of off-highway vehicles (OHV) on public lands, including designated OHV trails


  • Propane/natural gas-powered appliances
  • Open flame oil devices (e.g., turkey deep fryers, tiki torches)
  • Indoor wood fires contained within a device with a chimney and spark arrestor
  • All appliances must be CSA approved and used per manufacturer’s standards
  • Indigenous people when using an OHV for traditional purposes. Traditional purposes are hunting, fishing, and trapping – including the use of an OHV to travel to the location(s) for these purposes.
  • Essential industry-related activities requiring the use of OHVs.
  • Off-highway vehicle use is still permitted on private lands.

If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by calling 310-FIRE.

The fire ban and OHV restriction will remain in effect until conditions improve.


  • Online:
  • Facebook: Alberta Wildfire
  • Twitter: @AlbertaWildfire
  • Phone: 1-866-FYI-FIRE

Wayne Brown
Regional Fire Chief
Greenview Fire-Rescue Services

Area Maps:

DeBolt Protection Area

Valleyview Protection Area

MD of Greenview (Valleyview & DeBolt area) map

Fire Activity Restriction Levels: