Media Release: Town of Caledon Victoria Day weekend closures and fireworks

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Town of Caledon administrative offices, court services, parks and recreation facilities, libraries, animal shelter and all other non-emergency services will be closed on Monday, May 20, 2019 for Victoria Day.

FIREWORKS

So that we call enjoy the Victoria Day celebrations safely, Caledon Fire and Emergency Services reminds retailers and homeowners about the sale and use of fireworks:

Selling

Retailers can only sell fireworks beginning 10 days prior to Victoria Day (May 10) with a permit that is obtainable from Caledon Fire and Emergency Services (6211 Old Church Road).  Fire Prevention staff will be conducting spot inspections to verify compliance with the by-law and compliance with any other federal and provincial regulations.

Discharging

The Town strictly prohibits fireworks on public property, parkland and parks, including roadways and sidewalks.  Fireworks can be set off only on Victoria Day (May 20, 2019) and only on private property.  Setting off fireworks on any other day is not allowed and is subject to a fine.

To learn more about fireworks safety guidelines, please visit: caledon.ca/fireworks.

CALEDON OPP

As a part of summer public safety measures, the OPP will also have foot and bike patrols monitoring all types of violations. For non-emergency police assistance, please contact OPP dispatch at 1.888.310.1122. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1.

AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCIES

For after-hours emergencies such as downed trees on roads or flooding call the Region of Peel at 1.800.563.7881. 

For power outages or to report downed wires, call Hydro One at 1-800-434-1235. View the real-time status of a power outage on their outage map.

If the emergency is life-threatening, call 9-1-1.

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Media Contact:
Town of Caledon | Strategic Initiatives | Communications
905.584.2272 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | www.caledon.ca | @YourCaledon

 

 

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