Provincial State of Wildfires and Current Fire Bans & Restrictions Reminder

Provincial State of Wildfires and Current Fire Bans & Restrictions Reminder

Effective Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires were prohibited throughout the province of British Columbia.
In addition to campfires, Category 2, and Category 3 open fires, the following activities are also prohibited:
-The use of fireworks
-The use of sky lanterns
-The use of burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description
-The use of binary exploding targets
-The use of tiki and similar kinds of torches
-The use of chimineas
-The use of outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a Canadian Standards Association (CSA) or Underwriter Laboratories of Canada (ULC) rating
-The use of air curtain burners in Cariboo, Coastal, Northwest, Prince George and Southeast fire centres
To report a wildfire, unattended campfire, or open burning violation, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cell phone.
For more information on current Provincial Fire Bans & Restrictions, please visit: http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hpr.../WildfireNews/Bans.asp
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