Fire Rating May 23/18

  Thankfully due to the rains last week our rating dropped from EXTREME to Moderate but now sits again at HIGH as of May 23rd. Hopefully we will receive some additional rains the next few days as our weather has been very hot and dry as of late. The forecast for the next several days […]

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Fire Bulletin #3 May 18/18

May 18, 2018 FIRE BULLETIN #3 Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that recent rains and an improved weather forecast has allowed some burning restrictions to be lifted in southeast Manitoba, while some other restrictions still remain due to the high risk of fires. For the eastern region, from PR 302 to the Ontario border and from […]


LEVEL 2 Travel Restriction

  There is a Level 2 Back Country Travel Restriction in place currently for the entire eastern section of MB from the Grand Beach area down to the U.S border and from Winnipeg to the Ontario border. This means that no travel is allowed until further notice until conditions change during this dry spell. Sustainable […]

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Fire Rating May 14/18 EXTREME

  The fire rating is still at EXTREME . With this dry spell we are in all of the southern half of MB it is obviously very tinder dry out there and people should not venture out in the back country. Several forest fires and bush fires have started in the past few weeks stretching […]


Update from Sustainable Development May 8/18

MCOA · 23 hrs · May 8, 2018 -Increased fire and travel restrictions implemented- Manitoba Sustainable Development advises a number of additional travel restrictions have been put into place and burning permits are cancelled for the western, eastern and central regions of Manitoba due to dry, windy conditionsand the high risk of fires. … Travel […]

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Badger Fire Now Contained May 7/18

A spokesperson for Manitoba Sustainable Development says the forest fire that had been burning out of control in the Rural Municipality of Piney is now 100 per cent contained. Earl Simmons says there are no longer any concerns with that fire. Simmons says there are about 22 hotspots in the middle of that fire and […]


Fire Rating May 7/18 EXTREME

Well with this dry weather and no rains the fire rating has been raised back to EXTREME. The is a level 1 Back Country Travel Restriction in place which means no travel between 8am to 8pm. There is also a total fire ban in place in most RM’s in the south east . At this […]

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LEVEL 1 BACK COUNTRY TRAVEL RESTRICTION IN PLACE

Sustainable Development has placed a level 1 back country travel restriction for the Sandilands forest. No travel allowed between 8am to 8 pm . May roads have been blocked off near the towns of Badger, Carrick and east of St.Labre. They ask please to please stay away from these areas so the crews can fight […]


FIRE RATING APR 30/18

The sign I think says it all.   thanks   Sandhogs Exec

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Fire Rating Apr 25/18 Sandilands Forest

Well that time of the year again. Drove by this morning and no sign up and now it is posted as VERY HIGH . They have started to do helicopter patrols as well starting today and there is a second TAC crew at the Marchand Ranger Station . With the dry conditions and no real […]