Full fire ban in effect
Ottawa fire has extended an open-air burn ban for the Capital.
A full ban is now in effect, including for properties with an open air permit.
Fire officials say dry conditions in the region make burning dangerous.
All fires, including agricultural burns, brush pile burns, and campfires, are banned until further notice.
OPEN AIR FIRE BAN REMAINS IN EFFECT - ALL BURNING PROHIBITED AT THIS TIME. Effective immediately! The Conditional Open Air Fire Ban has been extended to a FULL Ban which includes campfires. Extremely dry conditions make burning very dangerous. #ottnews #noburning #zerotolerance pic.twitter.com/gb1xKv91p5— Ottawa Fire Services (@OttFire) July 6, 2018
Ottawa fire says if you see someone burning in your area, you're encouraged to call the confidential Open Air Fire Line at 613-580-2880.