Press releases

Toutes les régions / May 15, 2022

Levée totale de l’interdiction de faire des feux à ciel ouvert en forêt ou à proximité

The ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs has decided to lift the ban on open fires in or in the vicinity of a forest. This decision, taken in collaboration with the Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU), therefore results in the complete lift of the ban starting on May 15 at 4 p.m. This measure was in effect since May 7.

Provincial summary

There are currently 9 fires in activity, but firefighting operations are progressing rapidly, with all fires under control. Since the start of the protection season, 232 forest fires have affected 234.2 hectares. The average for the last 10 years at this time of the year is 128 fires for an area of 106.7 hectares.

Service de la prévention et des communications :

Siège social
Audrey Marcoux
418 871-3341

Région Est
Isabelle Gariépy
418 295-2300

Région Centre
Josée Poitras
418 275-6400

Région Ouest
Melanie Morin
819 449-4271