Madawaska Valley allows night time burning with permit as of Sept. 1

A notice received this afternoon from Madawaska Valley Fire Chief Corwin Quade advises that the Level One Fire Ban will be lifted in the municipality as of midnight (that is, Tuesday September 1 at 12:01 a.m.)  Township signs will be changed to indicate the Yellow Level (Night Time Burning Only WITH A PERMIT) as indicated in the above graphic.

Quade also reminds residents that this means:

  • By-Law 2019-22 states April 1 to October 31st any open air fire over 2 feet by 2 feet requires a permit which is good for 3 days.
  • No fires or open air burning shall be 2 hours before sunset and shall be extinguished 2 hours after sunrise.
  • Campfires or fires for warmth not larger than 2 feet by 2 feet do not require a permit. However they must follow the nighttime burning regulation.
  • Fire Permits are $10 for 3 days, a fine for no permit is $615 for first offence, second offence with be $615 and 1 year burning ban, third offence $615 and a life time burning ban.



Quade,C. Madawaska Valley Fire Department(2020,Aug.31)Fire Ban completely lifted [media advisory]

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