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Posted On Friday, August 16, 2019

charging device fire NEWS RELEASE
August 16, 2019
 
Charging Tablet Nearly Ignites Room Contents
Space Around Devices is Key to Prevent Overheating  
 
Gravenhurst, ON – A charging tablet has nearly caused a fire in Gravenhurst at a home for special care. Just after 7:00pm on Wednesday August 14, Gravenhurst firefighters were called to an alarm activation at the home located on Muskoka Road North.
Firefighters from Station 1 rushed to...

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Posted On Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Burn bylaw_web iconResidents of Ward 1 and In-Town Ward 5, the Town is looking for your feedback on the current Burning By-law. Please take a moment to share your thoughts:
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Posted On Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Forest-Fire-Rating_MODERATE351-X-248Please be advised the Muskoka Forest Fire Danger Rating has lowered from HIGH to MODERATE

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Posted On Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Gravenhurst Fire Logo July 31, 2019   FIRE DEPARTMENT SEEKING INPUT ‘Have Your Say” Survey Available Online   Gravenhurst, ON - The Gravenhurst Fire Department wants to hear from you! As part of its ongoing commitment to community safety and continuous improvement, the department is reaching out to the community with a survey that aims to gauge the feelings of the community in regards to a wide range of fire related issues.    “From operational...
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Posted On Tuesday, July 30, 2019

FOREST FIRE RATING SYSTEM_HIGH The Fire rating is now set at [HIGH]. Total Fire Ban LIFTED   Extreme caution must be taken with all open flames. Small fires are permitted in most rural areas of Muskoka keeping in mind that NO DAYTIME BURNING is allowed. You must have adequate tools and water to extinguish the fire if the need arises and you must be with your fire at all times. Consult with your local By-law Department for outdoor burning regulations in your municipality.   This is the Forest...
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