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Category 2 open burning ban to be lifted Wednesday

Certain burning restrictions will be lifted within the Southeast Fire Centre as of 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

Due to decreased wildfire risk, the agency says the following activities will once again be permitted throughout the region:

  • one to two concurrently burning piles no larger than two metres high by three metres wide
  • burning stubble or grass over an area less than 0.2 hectares
  • the use of fireworks
  • the use of exploding binary targets
  • the use of air curtain burners
  • the use of sky lanterns, and
  • the use of burn barrels or burn cages

Larger category 3 open fires remain prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre until Oct. 31.

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