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Campfire ban lifted across Kamloops Fire Centre

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September 07, 2018 - 12:34 PM

The B.C. Wildfire service has rescinded campfire bans throughout several parts of British Columbia effective at noon today.

In a news release issued today, Sept. 7, the campfire bans have been fully rescinded for the Prince George Fire Centre, Cariboo Fire Centre and Kamloops Fire Centre.

The campfire ban has been partially rescinded for the Coastal Fire Centre, Southeast Fire Centre and Northwest Fire Centre.

The B.C. Wildfire service says in the release to check with local government authorities for other restrictions before starting any fires.

For maps of the affected areas click the links below. 

Cariboo Fire Centre

Kamloops Fire Centre

Prince George Fire Centre

Partial campfire ban rescinded:

Coastal Fire Centre

Northwest Fire Centre

Southwest Fire Centre

For up to date information on wildfire activity throughout the province go here.

Although the campfire bans have been rescinded the following activities remain prohibited in many areas: use of tiki torches, sky lanterns, fireworks, firecrackers, burn barrels, binary exploding targets, stubble or grass burning, and the use of chimineas. For more information go here.

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