The Chief Fire Official has declared a Restricted Fire Zone—Total Fire Ban covering all areas of the Town of Fort Frances. It went into effect June 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

This Fire Ban applies to all open-air fires including all fire pits, cook stoves, and campfires that use solid fuels such as wood or charcoal.

Cooking grills & appliances with a mechanical shutoff such as propane or natural gas cooking equipment ARE PERMITTED. Residents of Fort Frances must always use EXTREME CAUTION when operating these type of cooking grills and appliances.

The RESTRICTED FIRE ZONE—TOTAL FIRE BAN is being implemented due to the hot, dry conditions, as well as the fire threat throughout the Fort Frances area.