FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following public advisory regarding Category 1 Burning Permits in the province is issued by the Forest Fire Management Branch, Department of Natural Resources. (Note: Grass fires are NOT permitted in Category 1). Within city and town boundaries, please check with municipal offices about burning permit restrictions.
November 1, 2017
The 2017 forest fire season has ended. It will commence on April 16th 2018.
For information concerning burning, contact the Department of Environment and Local Government.
This information does not apply to the Tracadie Firing Range area, where burning is prohibited.
More details on the Forest Fire Weather Index for New Brunswick, as well as the Provincial Forest Fire Summary, are available on the Internet at: http://www.gnb.ca/firewatch . For details on other Burning Permits, contact the nearest Natural Resources office, or call toll-free 1-866-458-8080.