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Fire ban in effect for South Frontenac Township

The Township of South Frontenac has put a total burn ban in effect in their region. As of Friday, April 9, 2021 at 8 a.m. the total fire ban is in effect, and will remain until the South Frontenac Fire & Rescue (SFFR) team consider conditions warrant a change. This

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UPDATE: New open-air burning regulations in Kingston to take effect

Update (Monday Apr. 19, 2021): The bylaw regulating the setting and maintaining of open air fires came into effect at 12:01 a.m. today, Monday, Apr. 19, 2021, and promotes public safety by requiring residents to read the rules for safely managing different kinds of open air fires, according to a

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Open air burn ban lifted in Kingston

As of today, Thursday, May 7, 2020, Kingston Fire and Rescue has lifted its total ban on open air burning. The burn ban was put in place on Friday, Mar. 20, 2020 as part of efforts to avoid any additional strain on the first response emergency services in the City

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Loyalist Township Council addresses multiple COVID-19-related issues

At its most recent meeting on Monday, Apr. 27, 2020, Loyalist Township Council addressed a number of issues in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. From waste collection and open air burning, to financial assistance plans and a free meal service through Lionhearts Inc., Council discussed and debated a variety

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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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Total open air burn ban issued for City of Kingston

Due to the continuing dry conditions, Kingston Fire and Rescue issued a total open air burn ban, and is are advising the public to exercise extreme caution when using any sort of flame or flammable material. “Once again, the forecast shows dry conditions for next while, with little precipitation predicted

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