The following areas within the Algoma District are currently under fire bans. This includes all open air burning such as the burning of grass, brush, and debris. The use of fireworks is also prohibited while a fire ban is in effect. All previously issued fire permits are suspended until further notice.
Johnson Township, which includes the community of Desbarats, has issued a fire ban effective Monday, July 22, 2019.
The Municipality of Huron Shores, including the communities of Thessalon and Iron Bridge, has issued a fire ban effective Monday, July 22, 2019.
The Township of Plummer Additional – the Bruce Mines area which includes Bruce Station and Rydal Bank – has issued a fire ban effective Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
Anyone who contravenes a fire ban may be subject to a fine as well as any costs associated with extinguishing the fire.