FOR THE MUNICIPALITIES OF EAST GWILLIMBURY, GEORGINA, NEWMARKET/AURORA AND WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE
Aurora, Ontario, July 11, 2018 - Effective immediately and until such time as further advised, Chief Fire Officials from the municipalities of East Gwillimbury, Georgina, Newmarket/Aurora, and Whitchurch-Stouffville have implemented a BAN ON ALL OUTDOOR AND OPEN AIR BURNING. Burning for any purpose including recreational fires is not permitted at this time.
Pursuant to local municipal by-law and the Fire Protection and Prevention Act this ban will remain in effect until such time as conditions permit. This ban has been issued for the protection of property, public safety, and the safety of the firefighters that would have to respond to an incident started by the unlawful burning of materials.
For further information on this ban or any other fire safety information, residents are encouraged to contact their municipal fire service as listed below.
|EAST GWILLIMBURY||(905) 478-4282 eastgwillimbury.ca|
|GEORGINA||(905) 476-5167 georgina.ca|
|NEWMARKET/ AURORA||(905) 895-9222 CYFS.ca|
|WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE||(905) 640-9595 townofws.ca|