Fire Ban | Effective August 4th 2023

The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to advise all citizens that a fire ban is currently in effect within the Region which includes the City of St. John’s, City of Mount Pearl, and Town of Paradise. The fire ban will remain in effect for a minimum of 7 days, with an update to be provided on Friday, August 11, 2023. This includes backyard firepits, chimineas, charcoal BBQs and open fires. Propane firepits and BBQs are permitted.
In the meantime, SJRFD are asking people to be fire safe when using propane firepits and barbeques, to keep a hose or fire extinguisher handy and follow manufacturer’s requirements regarding clearances from combustible materials.
The SJRFD will monitor this situation closely over the next week and will update residents of any changes to the ban.
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