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Muskoka Forest Fire Danger Rating: Reinstated (Low)

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 10:12 AM

The Muskoka Fire Danger Rating season is now in effect and runs each year from April 1st to October 31st.

Resident’s are reminded that the “NO DAYTIME BURNING” rules are now also in effect.

The fire danger rating is currently set at LOW. Conditions can change rapidly at this time of year and the danger rating will be adjusted according to conditions.

Residents are advised to please check with their local municipal office for local open-air burning regulations. 


Join the Gravenhurst Fire Department

Join a Great Team, Serve Your Community!

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 09:15 AM

Annual Firefighter Recruitment Welcomes New Applicants

Gravenhurst, ON - The Gravenhurst Fire Department is searching for those individuals who want to help their community and who are up to the many challenges that come with being a firefighter. The Department is currently seeking firefighters for each of its stations in Barkway, Killworthy and Gravenhurst town centre.

“We need great people to be part of our great team,” says Fire Chief Jared Cayley. “If you have a desire to help your community...

Spring Preparedness - Sandbag Locations for Gravenhurst

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2022 03:05 PM

Gravenhurst, ON – With warming spring temperatures combined with winter snowpack, high water levels in lakes and rivers are possible. As with previous years, Town staff are actively monitoring water levels daily. Staff read water level gauges at Black River, Severn River Road, South Kahshe Lake, and Lake Muskoka. Officials would like to remind the public that Mother Nature is in firm control. Local high water is most often a result of heavy precipitation combined with the winter snowpack

The Town...

Watershed Report - Muskoka

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2022 02:30 PM

Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety Parry Sound District

Including Muskoka River Watershed and Magnetawan River Watershed

Friday, March 25, 2022 

The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect until Friday April 1, 2022. This message will affect residents within the NDMNRF Parry Sound District which includes the District Municipality of Muskoka,...

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