Category Archives : Fire Conditions

Fire Rating July 13/20

Well after a crazy spring and a delayed green up we finally are in the middle of summer and our fire rating is now staying steady and is currently at LOW. This is good news of course. Today we received about 35mm of rains from the storms that came through. Go for the fire rating […]

Fire Rating June 8/20

Well thankfully with the recent rains we have our rating dropped to LOW now. Unfortunately we received about 120 mm yesterday and expecting another 30 to 40 mm today. Good for the fire rating but bad for the flooding and road washouts. Please read recent trail conditions update for more information. Thanks Sandhogs Exec.

UPDATE 5 PM Fire Rating June 4/20

There is an UPDATE with our current Fire Rating for our area. This morning it was at HIGH and it has now moved the EXTREME. With todays strong winds and hot dry weather conditions have changed quickly. At this time we would suggest any back country travel plans be postponed till conditions improve or we […]

Fire Rating May 27/20

Our current Fire Rating is at Low which is very good as last week on May 19th it was at Extreme. Thankfully with some humid nights and some timely rains our rating has dropped to Low. Please check your local municipalities to see if any burn bans are in effect as well, some RM’s have […]

Municipal Fire Bans Apr25/19

Well it is that time of the year again and we have several local municipalities that have imposed fire bans with varying degrees of restrictions. Please contact your local municipal office to find out the restrictions for your area. List so far is RM of St.Anne RM of Hanover RM of Renyolds RM of La […]

Fire Rating Apr 25/19

The fire rating posted on Apr 25/19 for Sandilands Provincial forest is now at HIGH. Please use caution when in the back country and check the exhaust systems several times. Also please stay out of the tall dry grass and near wetland areas. The future forecasts don’t have alot of rains and green up is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]