With dry conditions persisting, even more municipalities in Westman imposed partial or complete burn bans on Tuesday.
As of Monday afternoon, at least 14 municipalities had imposed burn bans. A day later, on Tuesday, that number had risen to 22 municipalities.
The province will not contradict these bans.
The communities with full or partial burn bans in Westman are as follows:
• Municipality of Two Borders — all burning banned
• Municipality of Brenda-Waskada — all burning banned
• Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester — burning with municipal permit only
• Municipality of Boissevain-Morton — all burning banned
• Municipality of Grassland — all burning banned
• Rural Municipality of Pipestone — agricultural burning banned
• Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes — all burning banned
• Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress — all burning banned
• Rural Municipality of Cornwallis — all burning banned
• Municipality of North Cypress-Langford — all burning banned
• Town of Carberry — all burning banned
• Town of Neepawa — all burning banned
• Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne — no outdoor burning allowed
• Municipality of Westlake-Gladstone — all burning banned
• Prairie View Municipality — all outdoor burning except barbecues and designated campfire pits banned
• Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth — open burning banned
• Municipality of Souris-Glenwood — all outdoor burning banned, off-road vehicle use on municipal-owned property banned
• Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain — all burning banned except back yard enclosed fire pits, pits must only use dry seasoned firewood
• Cartwright-Roblin municipality — all outdoor burning banned except for campfires and fire pits with permits
• Rural Municipality of Argyle — all burning banned
• Rural Municipality of Elton — all burning banned
• Municipality of North Norfolk — only outdoor fire pits allowed
Additionally, level two fire and travel restrictions are still in place at Turtle Mountain Provincial Park, William Lake Provincial Park, Spruce Woods Provincial Park and the Criddle/Vane Homestead.
Those restrictions mean no motorized backcountry travel, no overnight backcountry camping and no campfires or usage of designated fire pits between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. are allowed in those areas.
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