Fire Rating and Permit Information
The Town of Kearney webpage may not provide the most updated fire rating. The most updated and current Forest Fire Rating Boards can be found at the Kearney Community Centre located at 8 Main St., Kearney
IMPORTANT NOTES: Burning is allowed from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
- 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.
Current Fire Rating: Updated May 11, 2022
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 Community Centre
8 Main St., Kearney
Kearney General Store
98 Main St., Kearney
1770 Highway 518 East, Kearney
Rickward’s Small Motors Inc.
1914 Hwy 518, Kearney