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Georgian Bay Fire Ratings

Fire Danger Ratings for May 23, 2024

As of 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2024, a snapshot from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) shows a high fire danger risk for the entire east coast and the north channel of Georgian Bay. Surface conditions are dry and fires can ignite and spread easily.

Forest fire season runs from May 1 through October 31 in Ontario. Please continue to check with and adhere to your municipality’s fire danger ratings and local burn restrictions as overall fire danger can change rapidly.

As of 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2024, local municipalities are reporting the following fire danger ratings:

The text colour corresponds to the current fire rating reported for each jurisdiction. Please click on the local links above to confirm the allowable activities for each municipality.

GBA monitors and reports on the MNRF Fire Danger ratings and municipal restrictions for the east coast of Georgian Bay and north channel every Thursday from May 1 through October 31 to provide you with the latest information before your weekend.

This web page is intended for general information purposes only. While we have attempted to provide information that is helpful for our readers, GBA accepts no legal liability for the contents of this web page. Ensure you check original sources of information on fire ratings, fire prevention and response for further details and updates. Check details of the general liability provisions of your insurance coverage if you are involved in providing or supporting firefighting equipment, planning or advice. For advice regarding your insurance needs or liability insurance coverage, please contact your insurance broker.

 

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