Edmonton AB, Fire Permit Information

In Alberta the fire code dictates specifically that fire performers requires the signed permission of the local fire marshal. This leaves lots of room for each fire department to have their own idea of what you need to provide to obtain that permission.

Requirements and regulations for obtaining an Open Burn in Edmonton, AB
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In Edmonton you want to ask for an “Open Burn” permit not Open Flame. Also the Fire Marshal will sometimes ask to see a demonstration of your act in the venue where you intend to perform.

1.You will be asked have a properly serviced five pound fire extinguisher on site and have someone who is familiar with how to use it.
2.You must provide information about the fuels that will be used during the performance. (Amount and type) 
3.You may be required to submit a current, up to date copy of your fire performance insurance if you are performing indoors or and are not covered by the venue’s insurance.
4.You must provide a signed letter of permission for your performance from the venue. 
The fire marshal will dictate what a minimum safe distance is between the audience a the performance space (a minimum of 1 meter).
5.You must keeps all fuels well labeled and away from the public.

In order to obtain your permit call Fire Prevention Officer directly at
780-496-3850 at lease 2 weeks before the event date will the details of the event. A fire marshal for the area will contact you and ask for the above information and documents. The permit can be faxes of emailed to you upon special request. 

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