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County issues partial burn ban

UPDATE: Burning now permitted

UPDATE AUG 2: Due to high winds and dry conditions, Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue has issued a partial burn ban for the municipality.

Under a partial ban, burning is restricted to a container with a screened top or a small campfire.
Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue reminds residents that a burning permit is required for all open air burning.
Residents can apply for an annual burning permit by visiting Fire Station 1 at 8 McDonald Drive in Picton, Shire Hall at 332 Picton Main Street, or at any County Library. A full list of County libraries is posted online. Burning permits cost $15 and expire at the end of the calendar year (December 31, 2019).
The fire chief evaluates weather and ground conditions to determine the necessity of a burn ban. When conditions improve, the ban will be updated.
The burn status is available at any time by calling 613.476.7232, 613.962.3497 or by visiting The County homepage.

UPDATE JULY 31 – Burn ban lifted

JULY 30 – Due to high winds, Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue has issued a partial burn ban for the municipality.

Under a partial ban, burning is restricted to a container with a screened top or a small campfire.
Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue reminds residents that a burning permit is required for all open air burning.

Residents can apply for an annual burning permit by visiting Fire Station 1 at 8 McDonald Drive in Picton, Shire Hall at 332 Picton Main Street, or at any County Library. A full list of County libraries is posted online. Burning permits cost $15 and expire at the end of the calendar year (December 31, 2019).

The fire chief evaluates weather and ground conditions to determine the necessity of a burn ban. When conditions improve, the ban will be updated.
To find out the status of the fire ban, residents can call the burn status notification line at 613.476.7232 or 613.962.3497 or visit the County webpage.

JULY 22 – Partial burn ban lifted.

JULY 19 – Due to high winds and extreme heat, Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue has issued a partial burn ban for the municipality.

Under a partial ban, burning is restricted to a container with a screened top or a small campfire.

Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue reminds residents that a burning permit is required for all open air burning.

Residents can apply for an annual burning permit by visiting Fire Station 1 at 8 McDonald Drive in Picton, Shire Hall at 332 Picton Main Street, or at any County Library. You can find a full list of County libraries online.

Burning permits cost $15 and expire at the end of the calendar year (December 31, 2019).

The Fire Chief evaluates weather and ground conditions to determine the necessity of a burn ban. When conditions improve, the ban will be updated.
For more information, contact Prince Edward County Fire Dispatch at (613) 476-2345.

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