MAP: Simcoe County fire danger ratings

Planning a bonfire this weekend? There are no fire bans in Simcoe County, but Severn municipality has a ‘High’ fire rating as of Friday, Sept. 3.  Every other location has a ‘moderate’ rating. 

 
ADJALA-TOSORONTIO: 
The fire danger rating is set to moderate. Burn permits are required. Information is available here:

BARRIE: The fire danger rating is low. Burn permits are required. For more information, visit 

BRADFORD: The fire danger rating is low. Burn permits are required. Details are available at

CLEARVIEW TOWNSHIP: The fire rating is moderate. All property owners, interested in having an outdoor fire in Clearview Township are required to purchase a Burn Permit: .

COLLINGWOOD: The fire rating is moderate. Fire Chief Ross Parr reminds everyone that fire permits are required and if you do have a fire, continue to ensure you are using extreme caution and have water nearby. Information at 

ESSA TOWNSHIP: The fire rating is moderate. We remind you that a Burn Permit is required. For more information, visit

INNISFIL: The fire danger rating is moderate. The Innisfil Fire and Rescue Service asks those that have an approved burn permit to be more cautious than usual. Information available here:

MIDLAND: The fire rating is low. Visit for more information.

NEW TECUMSETH: The fire rating is moderate. Residents can apply for a fire permit to have a campfire or controlled burn within the town. Details available here: 

ORILLIA: The fire danger rating is moderate. Burning materials like leaves, brush, garbage or excess building materials is not allowed. For more information, visit .

ORO-MEDONTE: The fire danger rating is moderate. You must have an open-air burn permit to have a fire. For more information, visit

PENETANGUISHENE: The fire rating is low. For information visit .

RAMA FIRST NATION: The fire rating is low.

RAMARA: The fire rating is moderate. Details available here: 

SEVERN: The fire danger rating is low. In response to COVID-19, the township has suspended all fire permits until further notice. You can have a campfire without a permit. Details available here:

SPRINGWATER: The fire danger rating is moderate. Follow the instructions on the back of your permit.  Permits are $15 and sold online here:

TAY TOWNSHIP: The fire danger rating is low. Approved permits are required for open-air fire (bonfire, fire pit etc.) Details are available here: 

TINY TOWNSHIP: The fire danger rating is moderate. All open-air burning in the township requires a fire permit. For more information visit .

WASAGA BEACH: The fire danger rating is moderate. Further details are available here: