Branford Bans Open Air Burning

Brantford, ON – Due to the special air quality alert, caused by fires in Quebec and northeastern Ontario and extremely dry conditions, the City of Brantford has issued an open-air burning ban. Effective immediately, all open-air fires are prohibited including those who have an open-air burning permit and agricultural burns. The only exceptions to the ban are cooking fires contained in a barbeque and cooking fires in approved campgrounds. Outdoor appliances listed for use in Canada that utilize propane or natural gas as a fuel supply are also allowed to be used, provided they are being used in accordance with their manufacturer’s instructions. Fires conducted during the ban may be subject to a fine or a cost recovery invoice, including the costs of the personnel and equipment as authorized and…

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