Restricted Fire Zone Order

Restricted Fire Zone Order

Oliver Paipoonge Fire and Emergency Services would like to inform you that all burning permits have been suspended till further notice.

This RFZ is effective at 12:01 a.m. July 10, 2021 due to current fire hazards

Below is a summary of the restrictions that are in place during an RFZ.

  • No open fires are allowed unless the fire is for cooking or warmth and is in a stove or installation prescribed in the Outdoor Fires Regulation (O.Reg.207/96).
  • Campfires are not allowed
  • Portable stoves must use liquid or gas fuel and have a shutoff valve.
  • A charcoal barbeque can be used if they are permanent structures or portable and within 100 metres of a dwelling you occupy.
  • Outdoor wood burning stoves or furnaces must be completely enclosed with solid material and be within 100 metres of a dwelling you occupy.
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