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​​If you would like to make a burning complaint please call 705-484-5374 Ext. 232 (Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm), or call 705-325-5201 after hours. In the event of an emergency, call 911.

Fire Ratings and Definitions

Current Fire Rating - Moderate as of 3pm May 1, 2020
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Updated May 1, 2020

Normally only monitored from April 1st to October 31st.

Ramara's Fire Danger Rating System Definitions

Low Hazard

Ignition of forest fuels will be difficult and spread potential is limited. No control problems.

Moderate Hazard

Grasses, dry branches will easily ignite. Spread to adjacent fuels would be slow. Control of fire may be difficult. Take normal precautions.

High Hazard

Fires for cooking will be allowed.
Most forest fuels will ignite easily and spread rapidly. Control would be difficult.


Extreme Hazard - BURN BAN IN EFFECT

Restrictions will be in effect. No Open Burning Allowed. Fires for cooking are only allowed in recognized campgrounds. All other burning is restricted.
The forest fuels are dry and explosive. Sparks will ignite fuels easily and spread would be rapid; virtually impossible to control.