Message from Fire Chief

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Urgent Message from Fire Chief on Working Fire Detectors
Winter 2008 one of deadliest on record for fire deaths and devastation, please visit the website below a public outreach campaign to help cut through the complacency of fire protection in the home.

 Understanding Health and Heating with Wood
Many Canadians use wood to heat their homes or to simply enjoy a wood fire, but burning wood can also release pollutants into the air we breathe when poor burning techniques are used. Please view information below for vital information of wood burning, what does it mean to be WETT Certified and rebates available.
Burn It Smart and Healthy
Good Firewood - The key to successful wood burning
What does it Mean to Be WETT Certified
Rebate Offer to replace non-certified wood burning appliance

If you are planning to burn, you will require an Open Air Burning Permit which are available at the Municipal Office during regular business hours and at the following fire halls: Awrey on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm; Markstay and Warren on Tuesdays from 7 pm to 9 pm. 
Fees:  Incinerator permits (1 year) for $100 and all other permits (10 days) for $25.00

Please be careful when burning - A moment of inattention can be costly.