Ministry allows open fires

Campfire lovers looking for a little outdoor warmth or those wishing to do small scale controlled burns can bring on the heat again

 

Campfire lovers looking for a little outdoor warmth or those wishing to do small scale controlled burns can bring on the heat again as the risk for wildfires has dwindled.

“Effective at [11 a.m.] on Friday, September 26,  open fires will be permitted within the Southeast Fire Centre due to a decreased risk of wildfires,” reads a  Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations press release.

Fires can be up to two metres in height and three metres in width, but no more than two piles at once may be burned, and you can’t burn grass of an area larger than 0.2 hectares. And for those burning leisurely, it’s again allowed to take a flame to fireworks, sky lanterns and burning barrels.

 

The prohibition area has been mapped online at bit.ly/1uswVhK.

 

 

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