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Open Air Fire Ban In Effect as of May 31, 2023

From Ottawa Fire Services

Ottawa Fire Services (OFS) has placed a burn ban into effect for the City of Ottawa. All open air fires are prohibited during a ban, including properties that have an Open Air Fire Permit. This ban applies to agricultural burns, brush pile burns, as well as campfires.

There will be zero tolerance enforcement during the fire ban as per the Open Air Fire By-law No. 2004-163. For public inquiries please call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401) or email 3-1-1. Follow @OttFire on Twitter or visit Ottawa Fire Services on to receive the latest OFS news. We appreciate your assistance in preventing grass or other dangerous fires to occur during high risk periods.


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