The Rural Municipality of Cupar #218 has issued a Level 1 fire ban effective June 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.  The ban is as follows:

Open burning in the municipality is banned due to dry, high risk fire spread conditions.  It is recommended Agriculture and Industrial operations with water tanks at their disposal have those filled and accessible at all times. 

LEVEL 1 Fire Ban

Open burning in the R.M. of Cupar #218 is banned. 

A Level 1 Fire Ban includes:

  1. Controlled burns
  2. Incinerators (for farm and acreage use)
  3. All burning barrels
  4. Fireworks

Exemptions to a level 1 fire ban (with a plan to extinguish a fire) are:

  1. Camp Stoves
  2. Solid Fuel Barbecues/Recreational Camp Fires
  3. Liquid fuel barbecues (propane or natural gas )

This order takes effect on June 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. and is in effect until further notice.  Please be advised a minimum fine for starting a fire is $500 plus the cost of the fire departments being dispatched. 

For further information contact the RM office at (306) 723-4726 or rm218@sasktel.net