Open Air Burning

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Open Air Burning Prohibited

Open air burning is a violation of the Ontario Fire Code and is enforced in the City of Thorold.

Section 2.4.4.4 of the Ontario Fire Code states: "Open air burning shall not take place unless it has been approved, or unless such burning consists of a small,  confined fire, that is used to cook food on a grill, barbecue or spit, commensurate with the type and quantity of food being cooked and supervised at all times ."

Once the cooking is complete, the fire must be extinguished.

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