City Open-Air Burning Ban Lifted – Permits Required

Bon Fire Leads To Arrest

Effective 4:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 11th, 2023, the MNRF imposed restricted fire zone for the municipality of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, is lifted.

Only those with a valid fire permit will be permitted to burn.

Sault Fire Services would like to remind all citizens to burn with caution and follow the provisions of the Open-Air Burning for the Municipality of Sault Ste. Marie. Failure to follow the provisions of open-air burning can lead to permit suspension or rescission.

Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services will again be renewing and issuing new permits online. To renew your permit, please visit All new permits require a site inspection by a Fire Prevention Officer before open-air burning can be approved.

Certified propane and natural gas fire pits, fireplaces, and/or fire tables do not require an open-air burning permit.

For more information with respect to Open-Air Burning in Sault Ste. Marie, please contact Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services or visit .

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