Fire Chief Issues City-wide Burning Ban
Prince George, B.C. – Due to the hot, dry conditions of late all burning within the City of Prince George is banned indefinitely.
A release from City Hall states that due to the existence of hazardous fire conditions in the City, pursuant to City of Prince George Fire Protection and Emergency Response Bylaw No. 8272, 2013, the Fire Chief has ordered a ban on burning within the City until further notice.
As with the Province’s ban earlier Friday, this ban applies to:
- open fires of any size, including campfires;
- the use of fireworks, sky lanterns and tiki torches;
- burning barrels or burning cages of any size or description;
- the use of binary exploding targets (e.g., for rifle target practice); and
- the use of air curtain burners (forced-air burning systems).