Burn Bans

Burn ban and/or burn restriction information is available 24-hours a day at the Douro-Dummer Burn Permit website or by calling 844-971-1121.

Burn ban information can also be found on:

  • Roadside fire risk indicator signs that are posted at major intersections in the Township
  • Local media publications, broadcasts and sites

During a fire ban all burn permits are suspended and fires are not allowed, this includes campfires, burn barrels and fireworks.

Exempt Appliances

Certified gas appliances such as CSA approved fire tables, bowls, pits and BBQs are not considered an open-air fire and can be used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions during a fire ban. 

Provincial Fire and Burn Ban Information

The Dummer ward is under the jurisdiction of the MNRF and as such may be subject to restrictions from the province.

For provincial fire information: