The Régie incendie Memphrémagog Est has a new line dedicated to fire prevention, especially for burning permits.
To obtain an open fire permit (no cost):
By phone: Régie incendie Memphrémagog Est
819 838-5877 poste 209
By internet form: https://www.regieincendieest.ca/feux-agrave-ciel-ouverts.html
Do you know about the fire danger rating?
Every day and for each region, starting in the Spring, the Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) issues a fire danger rating.
We invite you to consult the website sopfeu.qc.ca and obtain a permit from the Régie incendie Memphrémagog Est before lighting an open fire.
- Low (blue) – open fires AUTHORIZED
- Moderate (green) – open fires AUTHORIZED
- High (yellow) – open fires PROHIBITED
- Very high (orange) – open fires PROHIBITED
- Extreme (red) – open fires PROHIBITED
Fireplace with a spark arrester
Outdoor fires contained in an outdoor fireplace fitted with a screen cover and resting on a stone base is authorized at all times without permit. It is the responsibility of the person lighting the fire that the smoke does not bother the neighbors.