No daytime burning allowed. Open Air Burning and incinerators are allowed starting two hours before sunset and being completely out by two hours after sunrise. Camp Fires are allowed for cooking and warmth.

Fire Rating

Open Air Burning

All open air fires within the Town of Gore Bay require a fire permit to be obtained. An application for a fire permit must be submitted to the municipal office. Fire permits are free of charge.

All regulations set out in the open air burning by-law must be followed. If the fire rating changes to high or extreme, then permits will be suspended until the fire rating returns to moderate or low.

Fire Service

The Gore Bay Gordon Barrie Island Fire Department has approximately 18 volunteer members. The fire department protects the Town of Gore Bay and the Municipality of Gordon Barrie Island. They operate out of the station located at 25 Hwy 540B, Gore Bay, ON P0P 1H0.

The Gore Bay Gordon Barrie Island has a committed group of volunteers that are dedicated to providing fire prevention education, suppression and responding to motor vehicle incidents. Volunteer fire fighters play an important role in keeping our community safe. Being a volunteer fire fighter can be rewarding and challenging requiring your personal time to attend training and emergency calls.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer fire fighter please contact the Municipality of Gordon Barrie Island at 705-282-2702.