Please be advised City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services has issued a COMPLETE FIRE BAN for the City of Kenora. All outside burning is prohibited, including brush and grass burning, backyard fire pits, or cook stoves that use solid fuels (wood or charcoal). BBQs that use propane are permitted with extreme caution. Burn permits have been cancelled also.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) currently has a Restricted Fire Zone in effect for most of the Northwest region. The City of Kenora fire ban will remain in effect until the Restricted Fire Zone from the MNRF is lifted.
For more information, contact Fire Chief Todd Skene, Fire and Emergency Services Manager, 807-467-2090.