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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:45 AM
The BC Wildfire Service is planning to conduct three prescribed burns in the Lillooet Fire Zone between Thursday, Sept. 22 and Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Friday, August 26, 2016 1:00 PM
To protect sensitive grasslands and riparian ecosystems in the Thompson Rivers Natural Resource District, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is introducing measures to restrict motorized recreational use in the Lac du Bois/Batchelor and Lower Noble Creek areas.
Friday, August 26, 2016 10:45 AM
Given the marked increase in wildfire activity in the Okanagan Valley and elsewhere in the province over the past week, the BC Wildfire Service is again urging the public to be extremely cautious with any allowed fire use.
Friday, August 19, 2016 9:00 AM
Hot and dry weather is in the forecast throughout the province this weekend, along with strong, gusty winds. The BC Wildfire Service is preparing for increased wildfire activity and urges the public to be cautious with any activities in the backcountry.
Friday, June 24, 2016 2:30 PM
The public is reminded that, despite recent rainfall, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions remain in place throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:40 AM
People in Naramata and surrounding areas may see smoke this morning from a small training burn occurring about five kilometres southeast of Naramata, along the Arawana Forest Service Road.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:00 AM
Effective at noon on June 16, 2016, the Kamloops Fire Centre will be expanding its current Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions to include a ban on the use of binary exploding targets.
Friday, May 27, 2016 1:30 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is sending 80 additional firefighting personnel to Alberta to aid with wildfire response efforts there.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:30 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is sending personnel to Alberta and Ontario to aid in fire response efforts.
Friday, April 15, 2016 8:00 AM
Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson is urging all British Columbians to do their part this year to help prevent wildfires and reduce fire risks, including using FireSmart principles to help protect homes and communities.