Open Air Fire Ban in Huron County

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Huron County (April 14, 2023) – Effective immediately, the Huron County Fire Chiefs have Declared an open air fire ban in Huron County. There will be no open-air burning permitted in Huron County until further notice.

Campfires for the purpose of cooking are permitted from 12:00pm until 12:00am only. After midnight all fires must be completely extinguished.
This fire ban is being imposed due to the extreme dryness of all vegetation in the area and shall remain in effect until further notice.

If you discover an open-air fire, it is very important that you report it immediately by calling 911. Do not delay reporting while attempting to control or extinguish.

No burn permits will be issued until the ban is lifted.

If you have any questions regarding this order, please contact your local Fire Department.

Howick Township – 519-335-3202 

North Huron – 226-523-9500

Morris Turnberry – 519-527-0106 x28 

Central Huron – 519-482-3043

Bluewater – 519-236-4351

Huron East- 519-527-0160 x28

South Huron - 519-235-1981

Goderich - 519-440-9166

Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh (Lucknow Fire Zone) - 519-395-3735 x164

For more information:
Chad Kregar, Huron County Fire Coordinator

Fire protection services for the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh are provided by fire departments from Goderich, Lucknow, and North Huron. Each fire department provides fire protection services and assets suitable to meet municipal responsibilities within a specified area of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh. 

To determine which fire department provides coverage to your property visit Huron County GIS. Click the link, then 'Accept Terms of Use', and use the left side bar to search your address. Alternatively you can view the ACW Fire Coverage Map