Open-air fire ban still in effect despite wet weather

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By Megan Gillis, Ottawa Citizen, May 3, 2018

An open-air fire ban remains in effect despite the rainy weather.

Ottawa Fire Services issued a reminder Thursday morning that while the ban was still in place, conditions are improving rapidly and officials hope to lift it shortly.

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The bans are imposed to prevent fast-spreading grass and brush fires and stay in place until fresh, green growth starts to replace tall, dead grass.

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