A-18.1, r. 10.1 - Forest Protection Regulation

Full text
7. Any person who starts a fire in or near a forest must
(1)  in the case of a camp fire or a fire to clear residential or vacation resort land, first clear the place where the person must start the fire by removing all humus, dead wood, branches, scrub and dry leaves from the surface within a radius large enough to prevent the fire from spreading;
(2)  have in his or her possession, on the premises where the person wishes to make a fire, the equipment required to prevent the fire from spreading and to extinguish it;
(3)  in the case of a fire to clear residential or vacation resort land, have piled or placed in rows having a height of not more than 2 m the matter to be burnt and over a maximum surface of 6 square metres (6 m2) and have built and kept a firebreak between the forest or any combustible matter and the matter to be burnt, by removing from the surface any combustible matter over a distance equal to at least 5 times the height of the piles; and
(4)  remain on the premises until the fire is completely extinguished.
O.C. 725-2013, s. 7.