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October 27, 2017 3:27 pm

Open Burning Ban to be Lifted Today

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 5:40 AM

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
  • fireworks

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.


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