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.
The provincial government has announced $69 million to fund a new series of measures aimed at supporting British Columbia forest workers impacted by mill closures and shift reductions in several B.C. Interior communities.
Although some parts of British Columbia have received significant rainfall in recent weeks, this year’s wildfire season is far from over.
The BC Wildfire Service plans to burn approximately 10 piles in Joe Rich, west of Philpott Road.
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and Cook’s Ferry Indian Band plan to conduct a prescribed burn on the Shaniken 3 Indian Reserve, located southwest of the community of Spences Bridge.
BC Wildfire Service plans to burn piles of woody debris on the western slope of Dragon Mountain.
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