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NYS DEC Spring 2017 Burn Ban issued (Albany)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issues an annual open burn ban restriction to reduce wildfire risks in the Spring from March 15 to May 15.
All open burning is prohibited in New York with several exceptions including the following:
Open burning of household trash releases dangerous compounds including arsenic, carbon monoxide, benzene, styrene, formaldehyde, lead, hydrogen cyanide, and dioxin, among others. Burning trash is prohibited in New York State at all times.
Burning leaves is also prohibited in New York State at all times. The NYS DEC encourages lawn care givers to compost Fall leaves. For more information on how you can compost your leaves without burning, please visit the following NYS DEC link.
For local codes, check our file library for the law.
The mission of the Canastota volunteer fire Company Inc. is to protect the lives and property of the citizens through emergency response, education and prevention. This shall be accomplished by a strong relationship between the, Canastota volunteer Fire Co. Inc., the community and local governments.
The officers and members of the Canastota Volunteer Fire Co. Inc. shall stay current with all the new changes in education, information, procedures and technologies that will enable us to handle emergency situations most effectively.
The company shall retain a good working relationship with fire departments of neighboring communities, allowing reciprocating assistance in the form of equipment resources and mutual aid coverage in times of need.
Thank You to Bruce Chandler.
Members of the Canastota Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. are encouraged to register for the Members section of our website.
Lyle Chafee - Frank McFall Jr - Greg Hanley
Doug Chandler - Rick Stagnitti - Michael Dwyer