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Friday, March 29, 2019 3:48 PM
Given the recent mild and dry weather conditions in the Northwest Fire Centre, the BC Wildfire Service encourages members of the public and industry personnel to exercise caution when doing any outdoor burning.
Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:00 AM
The rehabilitation of land impacted by the suppression of wildfires in 2018 is underway throughout the Northwest Fire Centre, with work being done at 12 of the most significant fire sites.
Monday, November 26, 2018 8:15 AM
One of the areas hit hardest by this year’s wildfires has reached a milestone in its recovery as a result of close collaboration between the B.C. government and the Gitxsan First Nation.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:10 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is aware of Category 3 open burning operations planned along Highway 37 in the Meziadin Junction area, about 55 kilometres east of Stewart and about 245 kilometres south of Dease Lake.
Friday, October 12, 2018 2:07 PM
Smoke from a pile burning project on Hudson Bay Mountain is highly visible in the Smithers area, but the BC Wildfire Service is fully aware of this project and it does not pose any risk to the town of Smithers.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:30 AM
The BC Wildfire Service is urging people to use caution when conducting an open burn.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 10:45 AM
Effective at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, all area restriction orders that are in effect in the Northwest Fire Centre will be rescinded.
Friday, September 14, 2018 3:48 PM
A series of area restriction orders remain in effect in the Northwest Fire Centre for the Verdun Mountain, Island Lake, Cheslatta Lake, Nadina Lake, Hautete (Morrison Mainline), Gilmore Lake, Cheslaslie Arm and Torkelsen Lake wildfires.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 2:43 PM
Category 2 and Category 3 open burning is again allowed throughout the Northwest Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 2:23 PM
Campfires are, once again, allowed throughout the Northwest Fire Centre’s jurisdiction as rain and cooler temperatures have reduced the wildfire risk in northwest B.C.