The Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Restriction has been terminated for our area effective July 11, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. However, the Municipality’s Fire Ban remains in effect.

The Municipality of Huron Shores’ Fire Ban permits small, contained fires for cooking and/or warmth but, under Section 1.3 of the Open Air Burning By-law #23-25, fireworks are NOT permitted.

The Huron Shores Fire Department urges everyone to use extreme caution should you decide to have a campfire. When burning always ensure that you have ready access to an adequate water supply, tools, etc. to control and thoroughly extinguish the fire. NEVER leave a campfire unattended.

Open Air Burning Permits are not required for “campfires”, also defined under By-law #23-25, as being a small, contained fire, no greater than 1 metre in diameter with the flames to be no higher than 1 metre (this does not include large bonfires or brush fires). 

Under Huron Shores’ current Open Air Burning By-law, campfires ARE permitted when a Fire Ban is imposed.  By-laws governing open air burning vary from municipality to municipality.  If you are unsure of the by-law in your community, contact your municipal office prior to burning.

For more information with respect to Fire Bans and infractions of the by-law, please contact the Municipal Office at 705-843-2033, or visit the Huron Shores Fire Department page

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