The black smoke making its way across Muskoka Lakes was garbage on fire.
Early yesterday morning, fire officials from both Muskoka Lakes and Port Carling attended the fire on Muskoka Road 118. After crews quickly extinguished the fire, rubber tires, plastic materials, metal and other prohibited items were found being burnt.
The fire was also unsupervised and charges were laid against the property owners.
The department is reminding everyone the “No Daytime Burning Rule” is in effect until October 31st.