Fire Bans Back in Effect

By Carol Baldwin  Local Journalism Initiative  A fire ban has been reinstated for the towns of Cudworth and Wakaw, Resort Village of Wakaw Lake, Wakaw Lake Regional Park, and the Rural Municipalities of Hoodoo #401 and Fish Creek #402. One Arrow First Nation has also instituted a ban on open fires. The bans came into effect on Friday, April 26thand includes small fire pits as well as the burning of brush piles, stubble, and the like. Barbecues, propane heaters, and propane fire rings are permissible, but caution is urged. Always have a fire extinguisher or a pail of water nearby in case of an emergency. Full fire bans are also in effect for the Rural Municipalities of Aberdeen #373, Duck Lake #463, and Prince Albert #461, as well as in the…

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