As of September 7, 2023, the FIRE BAN is lifted for campfires only.
Thanks for your cooperation in keeping our Township safe.
Want to burn a brush pile or burn barrel? No problem. Simple fill out the appropriate form below, and we'll add your name to our records. Please remember to burn between 8 PM and 9 AM. Be ready to extinguish the fire if it starts getting out of hand, and light the fire in a spot without grass or debris. Your fire must comply with all MNR regulations, and as always it's your responsibility not to burn if there's a fire ban. If you have any questions, contact the Burpee & Mills Fire Department.
*The Brush permit is valid for 7 days
Consider chipping or composting brush or grass before burning. If you must burn, make sure you know the rules and follow these tips to ensure you burn grass and woody debris safely.
Consider chipping or composting brush or grass before burning. If you must burn, make sure you know the rules. If you burn forest litter or woody debris often, build and use a good incinerator.
If you start a fire, you are responsible for putting it out.
Since coals can smoulder for hours and hot embers and sparks can be blown by the wind: