Ottawa lifts fire ban

Special to WC Online

OTTAWA – Ottawa Fire Services (OFS) has lifted the burn ban in the City of Ottawa.
City of Ottawa residents must obtain an Open Air Fire Permit (Burn Permit) in order to have an open air fire. All burn permits are issued and regulated under the Open Air Fire By-law No. 2004-163.
Prior to setting an open air fire, you must first contact the OFS Communications Centre at 613-580-2880.
For public inquiries please call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401) or email 3-1-1.
Follow @OttFire on Twitter or visit Ottawa Fire Services on Ottawa.ca to receive the latest OFS news.
If someone is burning in your area while the Open Air Fire Ban is in effect please contact the OFS Communications Centre to lodge a burn complaint. Information will be kept confidential and an official from OFS will be sent to investigate the complaint. 
OFS Open Air Burn Line information number is as follows: 613-580-2880.

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