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 […]

Adult&Teen Challenge Ride for Hope Sept 29/18

Please check out the upcoming event hosted by Adult and Teen Challenge this Sept and help support a great cause. Everyone who registers before September 1st gets entered into draw for new Husquvrna 450 Chainsaw.   Facebook link Website link Thanks Sandhogs Exec

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]