Effective Monday, May 25, 2015, the Fire Department has LIFTED the Fire Ban originally imposed on Friday, May 22. Open Air Burning may only be conducted with a valid permit. Permits are available at the Municipal Office in Iron Bridge from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the Fee is $5.00. For more information respecting Open Air Burning, Fire Bans, and penalties for infraction of the By-law, contact the Municipal Office (705-843-2033) or visit the Fire Department page at huronshores.ca.
Original message follows:
May 22, 2015: Effective immediately a Fire Ban is in effect until further notice for the Municipality of Huron Shores. All Open Air Burning Permits (for burning grass, wood debris, etc.) are suspended and no permits will be renewed while the ban remains in place. Small, contained fires are permitted for cooking and/or warmth. The Fire Department reminds everyone to exercise caution when burning. Fires should never be left unattended and always ensure that sufficient tools, water, etc. are at hand to control and then thoroughly extinguish the fire afterward. For additional information regarding Fire Bans, open air burning and penalties for infraction of the by-law, please click here to view By-law #14-08, visit the Fire Department page at huronshores.ca, or call the Municipal Office 705-843-2033.