Controlled Burn of Tree Debris To Begin February 22nd

February 22, 2017


The City of Brandon’s Community Services Department wishes to advise the public that it will begin a controlled burn of Dutch Elm tree debris in the area of Dinsdale Park, beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22nd. The City of Brandon undertakes the removal of diseased, dead, or dying Dutch Elm trees in accordance with guidelines laid out by the Province of Manitoba.

The department has applied for and received the proper permitting from Brandon Fire and Emergency Services, and the fire will be monitored by City staff. It is anticipated the burning should be completed sometime on the morning of Friday, February 24th.

The City of Brandon asks that all members of the public stay away from the area until the controlled burning has been completed.

For more information on the process, the public may visit or contact the City of Brandon Parks Section at 204-729-2152.