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Fire Ban Lifted - April 4, 2024

Posted on Thursday, April 04, 2024 08:41 AM

Update: The Fire Ban has been lifted as of 8:30a.m. April 4, 2024.

Please remember to follow regulations as set out in our Fires and Open Air Burning Bylaw (102-2013).

Apply for a Fire Permit

Fire permits are not required for recreational/cooking fires. Fire permits are required for all other Open Air Fires, including Farm/Rural Open Air Fires.

At this time, you may apply for a fire permit by contacting our Public Safety & Enforcement Department at 613-443-3066 or by email at bylaws...

Fire Ban In Effect - April 1, 2024

Posted on Monday, April 01, 2024 06:00 AM

Due to the dry weather conditions and no significant amount of precipitation in the immediate future, the Russell Township Fire Services has implemented a total fire ban in the Township of Russell as of TODAY, Monday April 1, 2024 at 6:00am.

All open-air fires are prohibited until further notice. This includes backyard campfires and even those property owners who have a valid fire permits. Only certified barbecues, natural gas and propane outdoor fireplaces with a gas shut off are allowed.

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