Open Burning Ban to be Lifted Today
Prince George, B.C. – As the wildfire season calms, comes word all open burning will once again be allowed throughout the Prince George Fire Centre.
As of noon today, all open burning will once again be allowed. The ban on campfires was lifted some time ago.
The current prohibition on the use of some fire-related equipment will also be lifted in the Prince George Fire Centre at noon today
- .burn barrels or burn cages
- sky lanterns
- binary exploding targets
- air curtain burners
Although fire danger ratings have dropped in this region due to recent rain and cooler temperatures, the BC Wildfire Service reminds everyone to exercise caution with any outdoor burning or campfire use.
Anyone planning to burn a pile larger than two metres high by three metres wide or conduct a grass burn larger than 0.2 hectares (Category 3 fires) must obtain a burn registration number ahead of time by calling 1 888 797-1717.