Due to recent weather conditions, all fire bans around Estevan have been lifted.
"Effective immediately," explains Estevan Fire Chief, Dale Feser, "all fire bans in our response area, this includes the City of Estevan, which didn't have any fire bans in place, the RM of Estevan #5, the RM of Cambria #6, and the RM of Benson #35, all of those fire bans within those RMs, have been lifted."
"We received some significant precipitation here over the weekend and still continue to receive some here during this week so that allows us to safely lift these restrictions that were currently in place. However, that doesn't mean that the danger still isn't out there, it's just not as great as it was previously."
However, he notes that should conditions change, they will be updating their bans as well.
"We'll continue to monitor the situation, if it should dry up there, we'll take a look at possibly instituting fire bans again but there's nothing on the horizons that is indicating that we're going to have to do anything drastic in the next couple weeks."