2015 Forest Fire Season

The Town of Torbay and Flatrock and the Torbay Volunteer Fire Department would like to remind all Torbay and Flatrock residents, businesses and landowners that as per Section 18 of the Forest Fire Regulations, that every person setting a fire between the hours of midnight on April 30, 2015 and midnight on October 15, 2015, requires a permit to burn from the Department of Natural Resources.

The purpose of such fires is only to clean land or burn brush, etc. on forest land or within 300 meters of forest land.

Please click here for further information on how to obtain a permit, what happens if you do not obtain a permit and materials prohibited from burning in a fire.

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