Chief's Fire Prevention and Safety Message:

Spring is finally here. Please remember that burning grass and other natural products has risks, and in some cases, burning them is illegal. Burning garbage and waste is ALWAYS ILLEGAL! Residents of the Town of Stratford should consult the Town’s Noise and Nuisance Bylaw for details on what can be burned and when. Other areas are subject to the Provincial Government’s fire restrictions, including several different classes of burning materials and conditions. These are published daily on the Government’s website (click here).

With spring comes gardening, and spreading mulch keep weeds down and provide a nice look to our properties. Please keep at least 30cm buffer (12 inch) between your siding and the mulch. Our friends at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) have provided some thoughts on which mulch is the safest to use (click here for details).

With the nicer weather, your firefighters will be out in the community practicing our skills. Please feel free to drop by the hall if you see the bay doors open. We would be happy to show you around.