Starting at noon today, a fire ban will be in effect in Iron Bridge and surrounding area.
The Municipality of Huron Shores has suspended burning permits until further notice.
Full text of a news release issued by the municipality follows:
Due to the current hot dry weather and the 14 day forecast not indicating any significant rain and continued hot and dry weather, the Municipality of Huron Shores fire chief has imposed a fire ban effective noon (12 p.m.), Friday, July 3, 2020.
Until further notice, the Municipality of Huron Shores will no longer be issuing burning permits of any kind.
Burning permits are not required for a camp fire. A campfire is defined as: A fire intended to be used for cooking or warmth where the fire is constantly attended, no greater than one metre in diameter, the flames are less than one metre high, the fire is enclosed by non-combustible material such as steel, rock or brick, and it is at least five metres from any combustible material or building.
For more information on open air burning, please visit our website.