Outdoor Fires

NO DAYTIME BURNING IS ALLOWED BETWEEN APRIL 1 AND OCT 31. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED BY OMNRF.

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There is a fire-hazard indicator sign at the head of the turnaround at the main landing.

Please:

  • Don’t burn in extreme dry conditions
  • Don’t use fireworks in extreme dry conditions
  • Avoid ATV travel in dry back-country – it could spark a fire.

Government of Ontario Rules to burn wood, brush and leaves:   You don’t need a fire permit to burn piled wood, brush, leaves or wood by-products if you follow these rules:

  • ignite the fire no sooner than 2 hours before sunset and extinguish it no later than 2 hours after sunrise
  • burn only a single pile at any one time
  • ensure the pile is less than 2 metres in diameter and less than 2 metres high
  • keep the fire at least 2 metres from any flammable materials
  • have tools or water adequate to contain the fire at the fire site
  • ensure a responsible person tends the fire until it is extinguished

Using an incinerator:  You don’t need a fire permit to burn piled wood, brush, leaves or wood by-products in an incinerator if you:

  • ensure the incinerator is an enclosed device constructed entirely of non-combustible material
  • cover the incinerator with a screen having a mesh size of not more than 5 millimetres
  • keep the incinerator at least 5 metres from any forest area
  • keep the incinerator at least 2 metres from any flammable material
  • ensure a responsible person monitors the fire until it is extinguished.
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