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Recent rainfall sees South Frontenac level one fire ban lifted

Today, Friday, Jul. 9, 2021, the level one fire ban has been lifted for the Township of South Frontenac. This means that residents can return to having approved incinerator or brush pile fires that are in compliance with the regulations set in the Township’s burning By-law 2012-68, in addition to

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UPDATE – Level One Ban – Dry conditions result in total fire ban for South Frontenac Township

UPDATE (Friday, Jun. 18, 2021): The total fire ban for the Township of South Frontenac will be downgraded to a Level One fire ban at 12 p.m. on Friday, Jun. 18, 2021. According to a release from the Township, a Level One fire ban restricts open air burning for the

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Greater Napanee to lift partial burn ban later this month

Due to “favourable spring conditions,” Greater Napanee Emergency Services is lifting the current Partial Burn Ban for Greater Napanee, effective Saturday, May 15, 2021. A Partial Burn Ban allows residents to light and maintain a campfire of no more than 60 cm in width by 60 cm in height, used

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Update: Lifted – Fire ban in effect for South Frontenac Township

UPDATE (Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021) The total burn ban in place for South Frontenac will be lifted, effective Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021 at 8 a.m. This means that South Frontenac residents may return to having open air fires, including open air cooking fires, camping fires, and approved incinerator or brush

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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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Level one fire ban lifted in South Frontenac

As of today, Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2020, the level one burn ban has been lifted in the Township of South Frontenac. This lifted burn ban means that residents can return to having open air fires, including open air cooking fires, camping fires, and approved incinerator or brush pile fires that

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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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Local fire ban lifted in South Frontenac Township

As of today, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, the total burn ban has been lifted in the Township of South Frontenac. This lifted burn ban means that residents can return to having open air fires, including open air cooking fires, camping fires, and approved incinerator or brush pile fires that are

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South Frontenac Fire offering free brush drop off during fire ban

While a fire ban might seem unnecessary and inconvenient right now when most people are staying home and busying themselves with yard work, it’s actually very important, according to the Township of South Frontenac. “Dry grass, windy conditions, and a moment’s distraction are the perfect recipe for disaster when burning

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Partial burn ban remains in effect over holiday weekend

With the August long weekend upon us, Kingston Fire and Rescue would like to remind citizens of the partial burn ban currently in effect. With the lack of rainfall recently, the partial burn ban must remain in effect, according to a press release from the City of Kingston. The partial

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Total open air burn ban lifted; partial burn ban remains in effect

Kingston residents may once again have small, controlled fires, but a partial burn ban remains in effect, according to the City of Kingston. Kingston Fire and Rescue lifted the total open air burn ban on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2018 due to the recent precipitation. Residents may have small fires no

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Burn ban update: Fire chief urges extra vigilance

After Kingston Fire and Rescue issued a total open air burning ban yesterday (Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2018), Fire Chief Shawn Armstrong is calling on residents to exercise caution during the dry conditions. Armstrong is urging those throughout Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington to be “extra vigilant to prevent wildfires,” and

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