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Municipal-Wide Burn Ban Lifted Today

KAWARTHA LAKES-It’s a great day for a bonfire Kawartha Lakes!

The municipal-wide burn ban will be lifted effective today, Saturday May 1 2021. The burn hazard index will be set to moderate.

“Chief Pankhurst would like to thank those who helped reduce the risk of ground fires by following the burn ban outlined in By-law 2016-110. As always residents are asked to use caution if they are burning.” said the City.

Clean dry wood is the only material to be burned. No person shall have an open fire for the purpose of burning grass clippings, leaves, garbage, or non-wood items. Fires must be supervised by an adult at all times and a means of controlling fires must be present.

For more information about open air burning and to obtain a burn permit, please visit the Burn Bans, Permits and Bylaws webpage.

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