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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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KFR seeking input on an open-air burning bylaw

A new bylaw has been proposed to address concerns surrounding open-air burning in Kingston. Kingston Fire & Rescue (KFR) is seeking input on an open-air burning bylaw aimed at clarifying and enforcing compliance when, where and how open-air fires are allowed in Kingston, the City of Kingston said in a

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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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