Town of Huntsville
Customer Service
37 Main Street East Huntsville ON P1H 1A1

Phone: 705-789-1751
Fax: 705-788-5153

Map this location
Email Us

fire danger rating set at high

Outdoor Burning Information

Update: May 14, 2018 - High

For daily updates and a verbal explanation of the current rating, please call the pre-recorded information line at: 1-877-847-1577.  Please consult with the Outdoor Burning Guide and the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department for outdoor burning regulations in Huntsville.

For every level of this rating chart, there will be No Open Air Burning including incinerators, chimeneas or other burning containers between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. from April 1 to October 31 each year.

Definitions of Ratings:
  • Low;  Campfires for cooking and warmth only.
  • Moderate; Campfires for cooking and warmth only.  Carry out any burning with caution.
  • High; Avoid campfires, even for cooking and warmth if possible.  Fire Danger is serious - use extreme caution.
  • Extreme; Total fire ban.  No Burning Allowed at any time of the day. No fires, including charcoal barbeques are permitted for cooking or warmth and no fireworks are allowed.

Who to Contact

Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department
Cecile (Sue) King, Administrative Assistant
Forest Fire Danger Rating:
Phone: (705) 789-5201
In Person: 1 Payne Drive
Email Customer Service