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Posted On Thursday, July 15, 2021

(Huntsville)  On Wednesday July 14, 2021 in the Bracebridge Provincial Offences Court, the Corporation owning the Highland Court Inn & Suites in Huntsville and its Director pleaded guilty to two counts each, of failing to ensure smoke alarms were maintained in operating condition and failed to ensure that a record of tests for the smoke alarms was prepared. The Corporation was fined a total of $7500 and the individual was fined $2000 plus victim surcharges for contraventions...
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Posted On Thursday, July 08, 2021

The Muskoka Fire Chiefs have now set the Fire Danger Rating for MUSKOKA to LOW.
Small fires are permitted in most rural areas of Muskoka keeping in mind that NO DAYTIME BURNING is allowed.
Learn about Huntsville's outdoor burning regulations .
Learn about campfire safety .

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Posted On Monday, May 31, 2021

Please be advised that with a lack of sufficient rainfall and extremely dry conditions, the Muskoka Fire Chiefs have issued a total Fire Ban for Muskoka and the Fire Danger Rating is now set to extreme. There is a Total Ban on all fires until further notice.
No fires of any type are permitted.
No fires are permitted for cooking or warmth and;
No fireworks are allowed
Conditions are being monitored and the ban will remain in effect until sufficient...

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Posted On Friday, May 21, 2021

(Huntsville – May 21, 2021) – Wildfires happen for many reasons. Carelessly discarded smoking materials, unattended campfires or campfires that are not fully extinguished account for a large majority of fires starting, however, natural causes such as lightning can also cause fires.
Early spring in Muskoka presents some challenges as the forests have not yet fully “greened-up”. This, combined with warmer temperatures, very low humidity (amount of moisture...

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Posted On Monday, May 17, 2021

The Muskoka Fire Chiefs have now set the Fire Danger Rating for MUSKOKA to HIGH.
Extreme caution must be taken with all open flames. Small fires are permitted in most rural 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. Ensure any campfires are fully extinguished.
Learn about Huntsville's outdoor burning regulations .
Learn...

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