Pellatt firefighters want to remind residents and visitors about the fire ban. Barry Baltessen says they've had to pay a few visits over the weekend.

"Well, yesterday (Saturday), we had a couple of calls for people having bonfires. One during the daytime, which is bad enough, and another one at night," he said.

The province reported 15 new fires yesterday, which brings the total number of fires to 62. Baltessen says he hasn't seen significant rainfall in the area for about six weeks.

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