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December 12, 2017: Public Service Announcement - Slash Pile Burning to occur at Garrison Petawawa Training Ground this month

Garrison Petawawa, Ont. – The public should be advised that Slash Pile Burning operations will be occurring in select areas at the Garrison Petawawa Range and Training area from 11-22 December, 2017.

The controlled burning is necessary to eliminate fire hazard when the hot summer months arrive.  The public may see or smell smoke at times during this time coming from the Range and Training area, as well, air quality could be affected for short periods of time. There should be no cause for alarm as fully trained personnel will be in the area controlling the situation.