The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs has decided to prohibit open fires in or near forests in order to preserve the operational capacity of the Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) and the various municipal fire departments during the pandemic period. This decision, taken in collaboration with SOPFEU, therefore entails a ban that comes into effect as of April 16, 2020 at 8 a.m.

Prohibition of open fires April 16th