Wainfleet Fire Chief puts out warning after 'small fire' turns dangerous

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Wainfleet's Fire Chief is putting out a warning after a small fire quickly raged out of control.

Chief Morgan Alcock says the fire department was called out yesterday after combustible materials near a seemingly insignificant fire burst into flames.

The fire spread through the bush and under a neighbouring dwelling.

The property owner did not have a permit to conduct an open air burn, and did not have something nearby to control the flames.

As a result, the owner has received a penalty notice.

Alcock reminds Wainfleet residents that they can apply for burn permits online.