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Thursday, July 30, 2015 8:30 AM
Over a thousand BC Wildfire Service personnel and contractors are putting their lives on the line to protect British Columbians from fire threats this summer, so we owe it to them to not make their work any more difficult, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson said today.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:00 PM
The Government of B.C. is suspending angling in Middle Shuswap River due to warm water temperatures and low flows.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:25 PM
Parts of southeast British Columbia have received varying amounts of rainfall over the past week, but the campfire ban that’s been in place since July 3 throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction will remain in place until the public is otherwise notified.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:55 AM
Crews from the BC Wildfire Service are responding to a wildfire near Skutz Falls Road about 10 kilometres east of Cowichan Lake.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 9:45 AM
Effective at noon on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, campfires will once again be permitted in the North Island-Central Coast Natural Resource District within the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Monday, July 27, 2015 2:43 PM
An Area Restriction Order that was implemented for the Sitkum Creek wildfire on July 9, 2015, has been rescinded, effective immediately. This fire is now 90% contained.
Monday, July 27, 2015 2:00 PM
Responding to continuing dry conditions, the Government of B.C. has announced a Level 4 drought rating for the South Thompson, Similkameen, Kettle and Skagit areas due to ongoing low stream flows.
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:35 PM
Effective at noon on Monday, July 27, 2015, campfires will once again be allowed east of the Fraser River within the Cariboo Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Friday, July 24, 2015 2:00 PM
Although campfires are currently allowed in some areas and municipalities in northern B.C., the BC Wildfire Service is reminding the public that campfires are still prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 2:00 PM
Comments are being accepted until Sept. 23, 2015, on a discussion paper released as part of a comprehensive timber supply review for the Merritt Timber Supply Area.