• FIRE BAN – TOWN OF SMOOTH ROCK FALLS

    April 3, 2020

     

    RE: FIRE BAN

     

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    The Smooth Rock Falls Volunteer Fire Department is advising residents that there is a fire ban effective immediately until further notice.

    The Ontario government is taking action to protect people and communities from the risk of preventable human-caused fires and to ensure that the province’s emergency response system remains strong during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    Starting April 3, 2020, Ontario’s entire legislated fire region will be designated a Restricted Fire Zone. Residents who live in an area with a restricted fire zone cannot have an outdoor fire—this includes burning of grass, debris and campfires, even when using an outdoor fire grate, fire place or fire pit.

    This restriction will remain in place until Ontario’s ability to respond to emergencies is no longer impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Ontarians can learn about the rules under a Restricted Fire Zone at:

    ontario.ca/page/outdoor-fire-restrictions.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact 705-338-2717

     

    We thank you for your cooperation during this time,

     

     

    Sincerely,

     

     

    Michel Pelletier, Fire Chief

    Cc: Deputy Fire Chief, Yvan Marchand

    Cc: Mayor, Michel Arseneault

    Cc: CAO & Director of Economic Development, Luc Denault

    Posted on: Apr 03 2020, 11.47 AM
    Category: Uncategorised