Burn Bans

Posted On Monday, May 04, 2020

christoph-wesi-OHoTzVyeCak-unsplashThe open air fire ban that has been in place in the Municipality of Meaford since April 3, 2020 has now been lifted.
“I’d like to thank all our residents who respected the fire ban to help keep our firefighters and community safe” said Fire Chief John deHooge. “The ban was put in place to reduce firefighter exposure to community spread of COVID-19. Now that a month has passed and the measures of social distancing, hand washing, and staying home are...

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Posted On Friday, April 03, 2020

roya-ann-miller-Rdsc2L517iQ-unsplashUpdate May 4, 2020 - The Open Air Fire Ban has now been lifted.
On April 2 nd , the Province of Ontario implemented a fire ban in the Fire Region of Ontario to protect the public from the risk of human caused fires, and to focus the Province’s first responder system where they are needed the most to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Although located outside the Province’s Fire Region, the Municipality of Meaford is following the Province’s lead and effective...

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