News McDougall Fire Chief warns of cigarette butt danger after fire breaks out in Nobel SHARE ON: James Bowler, staff Tuesday Jul. 10th, 2018 Photo Credit: Supplied A recent fire caused by a stray cigarette butt comes with more warnings from fire officials. McDougall Fire Chief Brian Leduc is asking locals to keep cigarette butts in the ashtrays after a blaze broke out last night in Nobel. Leduc says the cause of the fire was quite obvious. //www.myparrysoundnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/leduc-clip-1.wav The fire was quickly spotted and put out before it could cause serious damage. //www.myparrysoundnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/leduc-clip-2.wav Leduc says with drier than usual conditions in the area, both visitors and locals should always keep fire safety in mind. The fire danger rating is set to extreme in cottage country, which means no fires of any kind are allowed.