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Ban on open fires in La Pêche
April 23, 2020

On April 23, 2020, the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des parcs, in collaboration with the Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU), issued a ban on open fires in several regions of Québec, including the Outaouais region. This ban on open burning is intended to maintain the operational capacity of SOPFEU and the municipal fire departments during this pandemic period. Only fireplaces with a fire screen are currently authorized.

Read the SOPFEU press release (in French only).