Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Brandon Fire and Emergency Services say the public is allowed to use fire pits in public parks now.
Officials say fire conditions have improved over the past couple of days.
The city never issued a burn ban this spring, while many municipalities did, but did prohibit the use of open fire pits in the city's public parks.
Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - With the current dry conditions being experienced in Brandon, officials with Brandon Fire and Emergency Services is reminding residents of the City's strict burning policies.
The only open burning allowed within the City of Brandon is that within fire pits accompanied by an authorized permit.
Brandon Fire and Emergency Services says that until further notice, the use of open fire pits in the City's public parks is prohibited.
You can always get a permit by going to the Brandon Fire and Emergency Services Firehall or their website.
When using any approved fire pit, citizens are reminded to abide by the bylaw's key requirements, including that of keeping the size of the fire to a minimum and supervising the fire at all times.
You can be fined $1,000 if you are caught burning without a permit.
Meanwhile in Neepawa, officials are reminding residents that there is still a burn ban in effect.
The town is among the many areas in Westman and the province under a burn ban, which you can view the whole list here.