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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires

It looks more like flooding season in most of New Brunswick--but the province is warning that forest-fire season in New Brunswick starts today and ends in late October.

Natural Resources Minister Paul Robichaud urging people to be careful and make sure fires are not carelessly ignited. The DNR encourages people to mulch, compost or haul debris to the dump instead of burning it. A burning permit from the department is required for most fires.

Grass fires are also a major concern in the early spring and can cause serious damage. For more information, click here