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Friday, July 17, 2020 10:30 AM
In response to feedback from Indigenous communities and local governments, the Province continues to improve the criteria for Community Resiliency Investment (CRI) program grants.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:30 AM
The official BC Wildfire Service mobile app is now available, providing real-time wildfire information and an interactive map that users can customize to display a variety of fire-related data.
Monday, May 4, 2020 6:00 AM
Following an investigation, the BC Wildfire Service has determined the cause of the 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:13 AM
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Thursday, April 16, 2020, most open burning activities will be prohibited throughout British Columbia to reduce the likelihood of human-caused wildfires, although campfires will still be allowed.
Friday, November 15, 2019 3:30 PM
The BC Wildfire Service plans to burn 11 piles of woody debris northwest of Summerland to help rehabilitate the site of the Finlay Creek wildfire and reduce wildfire risks in the area.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:30 PM
With many parts of British Columbia experiencing colder weather and more people lighting their fireplaces and wood stoves, residents are reminded that anyone who cuts, collects or uses firewood must ensure that it is harvested legally.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 3:30 PM
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be permitted throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre’s jurisdiction, due to a decreased risk of wildfires in the region.
Monday, August 12, 2019 2:40 PM
The British Columbia government is committed to keeping the public informed about wildfire activity in the province.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:05 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is urging the public to be more careful with fire use to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires, which divert valuable firefighting resources away from naturally occurring wildfires.
Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:02 PM
The B.C. government has allocated another $1,059,199 in Community Resiliency Investment program grants to 11 local governments and First Nations communities in the Kamloops Fire Centre to help support wildfire risk reduction projects.