Posts Categorized: Fire Ban

Douro-Dummer to Allow Nighttime Campfires

Starting Friday, July 24th, 2020 at sunset campfires will be allowed between sunset and sunrise in the Township of Douro-Dummer. Precipitation levels and fire risk have varied widely throughout the Township this summer. Residents and guests in areas that continue to be dry are urged to consider postponing their campfire until a later date. Anyone… Read more »

Burn Ban in Effect Immediately in Douro-Dummer

Due to the hot, dry conditions the Township of Douro-Dummer has implemented a burn ban effective as of 12 noon July 6, 2020. All open-air burning permits are suspended during this time. The fire ban prohibits all open-air fires including campfires, burn barrels and fireworks. Certified gas appliances such as CSA approved fire tables, bowls,… Read more »

Open-Air Fire Ban to be Lifted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Open-Air Fire Bans to be Lifted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 in the Townships of Douro-Dummer, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen, North Kawartha & Trent Lakes The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will lift the current Restricted Fire Zone from the entire Fire Region of Ontario on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 00:01 hours (12:01 a.m.)…. Read more »

Open-Air Fire Ban Effective April 3rd

Chief Fire Officials from the Townships of Douro-Dummer, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen, North Kawartha and Trent Lakes Declare an Open-Air Fire Ban Effective April 3rd at 19:00 (pdf – 115KB) In support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) implementing a Restricted Fire Zone Declaration across the entire province, where these zones are applicable, the Townships… Read more »

Fire Hazard Signs

13 Forest Fire Hazard signs are being erected in 10 locations throughout the Township of Douro-Dummer. These fire hazard signs will communicate to residents and guests the current level of fire hazard in the Township, from low to extreme. In the event of a complete burn ban, an additional sign “BURN BAN IN EFFECT” will… Read more »

Fire Ban in Effect

Due to the continued dry conditions in the Township of Douro-Dummer, as well as data from the Wildland Fire Information System, the Township is enabling a fire ban through By-law 2015-05. No open air burning will be allowed, with the exception of campgrounds as defined within the By-law. These campgrounds must meet the requirements set… Read more »

Fire Ban Now in Effect

July 29, 2016 News Release The Township of Douro-Dummer Chief Fire Official has declared an open air fire ban, effective immediately. Due to the continued dry conditions in the Township of Douro-Dummer, as well as data from the Wildland Fire Information System, the Township is enabling a fire ban through By-law 2015-05. No open air… Read more »