Carlow Mayo lifts total fire ban - Today News Post

2022-04-05
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According to a media release sent out by Jenny Snider, the deputy clerk and treasurer of Carlow Mayo Township on June 15, the total fire ban the municipality had enacted on June 3 due to the dry conditions has been lifted due to the precipitation and wetter conditions that the area has experienced recently and are forecasted to continue experiencing in the next couple of weeks.

Carlow Mayo had put the total fire ban into place on June 3, due to what fire safety officer and CEMC Dwayne Meharrie called “the extreme heat, humidity and lack of precipitation forecasted for the next few weeks.” Adding to this is the fact that the township doesn’t have its own fire department, but has a Municipal Fire Management Agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. ConsequentlyThe Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility program, any fire calls would need to be directed to 911 and the appropriate fire services would be dispatched.

However, on June 15, the township reversed this total ban because of the rainfall over the past few days, and the few days of forecasted precipitation over the next week. As a result, night burning is now permitted between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 alatest report says; Top disease control official says Chinese vaccines not very powerful - Today News Post.m. from now until Oct. 31.

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Carlow Mayo reminds residents in the media release of a few things they should be aware of in the township’s open-air bylaw. These are; all persons setting an open air fire within the township are responsible for any damage to property or injury to persons as a result of said fire, no open air fire shall be maintained when the wind is blowing in such a direction that it the smoke would impair visibility on any highway or roadway, an accelerated spread of the fire through grass or a brush area or cause any deleterious effects on neighbouring lands and/or persons and night burning is now permitted between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. between April 1 and OctThe province will continue to ease restrictions based on public health indicators and when 75 per cent of residents age 12 and over have received two doses. It will also put an end t. 31.

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