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Open Burning Ban in Effect

May 18, 2023

Effective May 18, 2023, open fires are prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre. Within Ships Point, this means that yard waste burning is NOT allowed. Wood burning campfires are also prohibited, unless homeowner is issued a seasonal Fire Pit Permit upon inspection by the fire chief. CSA/ULC approved gas burning campfire appliances are allowed. Thank you for helping reduce wildfire risk and protect public safety in our community.

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