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You are officially allowed to have a fire this weekend (updated)

Just make sure you have a permit
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Effective 12:01 a.m., on Saturday, May 16, 2020, the imposed restricted fire zone, inclusive of the municipality of Sault Ste. Marie, will be lifted.

Sault Fire Services would like to remind all citizens to burn with caution and follow the provisions of open-air burning for the Municipality of Sault Ste. Marie. A valid fire permit is required to burn. 

Due to the long weekend, the administrative office is closed. Residents that require to burn are reminded to follow the guidelines for burning within Sault Ste. Marie.

The guidelines can be found here. In order to renew or obtain a new fire permit, please call during regular office hours of 9 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, 705-949-3333. During the COVID Pandemic, we encourage payment for permits over the phone by credit card. 

Certified propane and natural gas fire pits, fireplaces, and/or fire tables do not require an open-air burning permit.

For more information with respect to open-air burning in Sault Ste. Marie, please contact Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services or visit here.

Bruce Mines and the Township of Plummer Additional has lifted its fire ban effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 16 for small campfires only.

We are not requiring a fire permit at this time. Please check the Township website for forms to fill out and return in the drop box with the payment.