Fire Rating and Permit Information
- Daytime burning of any kind is strictly prohibited, and only allowed by issuance of a special license from the Fire Chief, Paul Schaefer (705) 636-7402 – this includes campfires used for cooking or warmth By-law 2021-27
- Setting off fireworks and sky lanterns is not allowed in Kearney and is strictly prohibited. See By-Law 2018-24 for more information.
Fire Permits – Required from April 1st to October 31st
The Town of Kearney requires that all property owners and camping visitors obtain a fire permit before proceeding with any outdoor fires regardless of whether you are burning at home, or at a designated campground. Anyone burning without a permit may be subject to fines.
Three day permits can be obtained at the following locations:
Kearney General Store
98 Main St., Kearney
1914 Hwy 518, Kearney
1770 Highway 518 East, Kearney