New open-air burning regulations in Kingston to take effect

If backyard campfires are one way you’ve been warding off the pandemic blues, you’ll need a new piece of paper for safekeeping. As of April 19, 2021, the City of Kingston will require residents to obtain an open-air burn permit. In addition to the new permit, the city will launch

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Partial burn ban lifted for City of Kingston

Kingston Fire and Rescue lifted the partial open air burn ban on Thursday, Jul. 23, 2020 due to the recent precipitation.  Residents are asked to review the Open-Air Burning resource page prior to any outdoor burning. There they can learn about the two burn zones (North and South), identify which

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Kingston Fire and Rescue issues zero-tolerance warning for illegal burning

Following a recent spike in calls, Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) has instituted a zero-tolerance policy for open-air burning conducted outside of permitted guidelines. “Keeping residents safe is our number one priority,” said Ted Posadowski, Chief Fire Prevention Officer with KFR on the illegal burning. KFR lifted the open-air burn

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