Fire prevention

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
873 389-5886

By internet form:

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 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.


Régie incendie Memphrémagog Est
2100, route 143, Hatley QC J0B 4B0
873 389-5886
[email protected]