Updated: May 17, 2022

Current fire danger rating: moderate

The current fire danger is currently set at moderate, and no daytime burning is allowed.

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. Consult with your local by-law department for outdoor burning regulations in your municipality.

The Muskoka Fire Chiefs wish to thank everyone for their continued support. 

Rating definitions

Low

  • Campfires for cooking and heat only

Moderate

  • Fires for cooking and heat when there are no other sources
  • Extra care is required for all burning

High

  • Avoid campfires
  • Use extreme caution with all fires

Extreme

  • Total fire ban
  • No burning at any time
  • Includes charcoal BBQs
  • Fireworks are banned

Report a concern

  • Emergencies 9-1-1 which include out-of-control burning
  • After hours reporting, contact by-law at 705-789-6421 ext. 3039 or 3041

More about burning

Further information is available: