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Thursday, February 7, 2019 8:20 AM
Funding of $10 million from the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia will mean more wood waste will be redirected to mills instead of being burned on the ground, creating more jobs for British Columbians and reducing carbon emissions.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 12:45 PM
Effective at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, open burning will be allowed throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre’s jurisdiction, including the use of fireworks, sky lanterns, burn barrels, burn cages, binary exploding targets and tiki torches.
Friday, September 14, 2018 11:30 AM
The 2018 wildfire season has been one of the most challenging in British Columbia’s history, and some areas of the province have sustained considerable damage.
Friday, September 7, 2018 12:10 PM
Rain and cooler temperatures have reduced the wildfire risk in most parts of the province, so the BC Wildfire Service has rescinded campfire bans in specific regions effective at noon (Pacific Time) on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.
Friday, August 31, 2018 9:30 AM
The Province is closing all angling on the Thompson River below Kamloops Lake, and on portions of the Fraser River, in response to low steelhead returns.
Sunday, August 5, 2018 11:46 AM
Effective immediately, area restrictions for Crown land in the vicinity of the Sugar Mountain and Mabel Creek wildfires are in effect to protect public safety, ensure the safety of firefighting personnel and deter interference with wildfire-control activities.
Friday, August 3, 2018 3:22 PM
Out-of-province firefighting personnel and aircraft will be arriving in B.C. over the next week to help the BC Wildfire Service battle 446 wildfires burning throughout the province.
Thursday, August 2, 2018 4:32 PM
Effective at noon on Aug. 2, 2018, the BC Wildfire Service implemented an area restriction order for Crown land in the vicinity of the Snowy Mountain wildfire to protect the public, ensure the safety of firefighting personnel and deter interference with wildfire control activities.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 4:30 PM
Effective at noon on Thursday, July 26, 2018, campfires will be prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Friday, July 13, 2018 3:15 PM
The British Columbia government is committed to keeping the public informed about wildfire activity in the province.