FIRE BAN LIFTED
Posted on August 19, 2019
Lanark Highlands Fire Service is lifting its Township-wide fire ban as of 10:00 am on Monday, August 19th, 2019.
Be advised that for open air fires, burning can only take place within the time period of 2 hours before sundown and 2 hours after sunrise. This is Ontario Law during the burn season, which runs from April 1st to October 31st.
With all fires, please do not leave any fire unattended, ensure there are no combustible materials within 10 feet of the fire, and you must have a sufficient means to safely put the fire out.
If you have any questions regarding burning rules and regulations, refer to the reverse side of your fire permit or contact the municipal office at 613-259-2398 x 242.
All burning in the Township of Lanark Highlands requires a fire permit.
Posted on January 11, 2019
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs released a series of new videos on ways to prevent barn fires. The videos are part of an ongoing effort with farmers and industry to develop different ways to reduce the potential loss of human and animal lives, injury and property damage from barn fires. Visit Ontario.ca\preventfarmfires to learn more about preventing barn fires and to view other resources. Select the following link to view the videos. http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/engineer/barnfire/fireprevention.htm