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Fire pit permits still an issue says UFD

Unity Fire Department responded to five calls in July.

UNITY — For the Unity Fire Department, the month of July included five calls. Two of those were in response to STARS landings.The other three calls received included a small garage fire, one vehicle fire and two false alarms.

Unity Fire Chief Dwaine Kopp, adds, “A reminder to residents that we are still having issues and that you need to have a permit for in-town fire pits. Information can be found on the town of Unity website.”

The Aug. 4 Saskatchewan spatial fire map index, shows the area currently has moderate fire risk, however, depending on precipitation in the days and weeks ahead, with harvest operations soon set to begin, that situation could change.