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Full burn ban issued April 14 due to high wind forecast

Fire Chief Chad Brown has issued a total burn ban throughout the County of Prince Edward due to high wind conditions.

A total burn ban prohibits all outdoor burning, including brushfire, campfires, and burn barrels.
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada warning of strong westerly winds up to 80 km/h this afternoon.

The Fire Chief evaluates weather and ground conditions to determine the necessity of a burn ban. When conditions improve, the ban will be updated.

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

For more information, contact Fire Administration for the County of Prince Edward at 613.476.2345 or

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