June 2016 – FOCA encourages everyone to stay safe from fire in cottage country!
FOCA’s Executive Director, Terry Rees shares his experiences in an article from Kawartha Now about fire lanterns, fireworks and fire bans:
“Just this year, we were on an island and someone chose to have an unsupervised fire in a barrel behind their place and it got out of control. The place would have burned down if it hadn’t been for the quick action of neighbours. People need to realize, particularly in the spring but also throughout the summer and fall, that there’s no magic rule that says it’s burning here and that it won’t burn six inches away.”
Read the full article online: http://kawarthanow.com/2016/06/28/canada-day-fire-safety/