Flying lanterns work like hot air balloons.  The problem is, they can keep burning after drifting long distances and landing in the bush.

Flying lanterns work like hot air balloons.  The problem is, they can keep burning after drifting long distances and landing in the bush.

The Township of Georgian Bay has banned Sky Lanterns, or Chinese Lanterns;  also known as Flying Lanterns.

Township of Georgian Bay Council amended an open-air bylaw banning the use of the lanterns, as they've been shown to pose a fire risk.

Read the full press release issued by the Township of Georgian Bay.

 

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