Fire Bans & Restrictions

When weather conditions dictate that it would be prudent for Beaumont to enact a method of lessening the chances of a fire due to outside pleasure fires, 1 of 2 declarations are made. These are either a fire ban or a fire restriction:

Fire Ban


Prohibited


  • All solid fuel fires
  • Patio heaters, turkey fryers and Tiki torches

Permitted


  • Liquid or gas fueled stoves and BBQs designed for cooking that meet CSA or UL standards
  • Liquid or gas fueled lanterns (enclosed flame) that meet CSA or UL standards

Fire Restrictions


Prohibited


  • Wood, briquette and propane/natural gas fires outside designated fire pits
  • Turkey fryers and Tiki torches

Permitted


  • Wood, briquette and propane/natural gas fires within designated fire pits
  • CSA or UL standard approved:
    • Portable propane fire pits when placed within designated fire pits
    • Liquid or gas fueled lanterns (enclosed flame)
    • Liquid or gas fueled stoves and BBQs designed for cooking

Cancellation of a Fire Ban or Fire Restriction


When weather conditions have made it safe for the cancellation of a fire ban or restriction, the notice will be removed from: