Effective July 14, 2020, the fire danger rating in Muskoka is set to moderate. Small fires are permitted in most areas of Muskoka keeping in mind that NO DAYTIME BURNING is allowed. You must have adequate tools and water to extinguish the fire if the need arises and you must be with your fire at all times.
For all fire danger ratings from April 1 to October 31:
- There is no daytime burning from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Burning is permitted after 6 p.m., provided a total fire ban is not in place
- Includes fire pits, clay and metal containers
- For fire danger rating updates call 1-877-847-1577
Consult with your local municipal office for outdoor burning regulations in your municipality.
Fire Danger Rating definitions
- Campfires for cooking and heat only
- Fires for cooking and heat when there are no other sources
- Extra care is required for all burning
- Avoid campfires
- Use extreme caution with all fires
- Total fire ban
- No burning at any time
- Ban includes charcoal BBQs
- Fireworks are banned
Report a concern
- In an emergency, including out-of-control burning, call 9-1-1
- In Huntsville, for after-hours reporting and reporting during a fire ban, contact the Town of Huntsville bylaw department at 705-789-6421 ext. 3039 or 3041.
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