SOPFEU lifts fire ban, MRC fire bylaw remains in place

Brett Thoms
Pontiac May 16, 2022
The fire danger in southern Quebec was extremely high last week, according to La Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU), a not-for-profit organization based in Quebec, dedicated to the prevention of forest fires.
“I’ve been in a position here at the MRC for six years now and I don’t think I’ve seen it as bad as it was this year,” said Julien Gagnon, Fire and Public Safety Coordinator at the MRC Pontiac. “Statistically, roughly in the last three weeks . . .

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