Warm, dry weather is expected throughout the Prince George Fire Centre into the weekend, bringing the fire danger rating to moderate to high and increasing the risk of wildfire.
The Prince George Fire Centre urges the public to use caution with any open fire. Industry and those engaged in high risk activities, such as mowing, grinding or clearing, are also reminded to be extremely cautious.
- There are currently no open burning restrictions within the Prince George Fire Centre's jurisdiction. However, everyone is urged to be extremely cautious when using fire outdoors. For the latest on burning restrictions, continue to check http://www.bcforestfireinfo.gov.bc.ca
- Industry can find further information at: http://bcwildfire.ca/Industry_Stakeholders/industry
- Since April 1, fire crews have responded to 60 wildfires in the Prince George Fire Centre, with a provincial total of 293 wildfires.
- To report a wildfire or unattended campfire, call *5555 on your cellphone or toll-free to 1 800 663-5555.
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Fire Information Officer
Prince George Fire Centre
250 565-6129 (office)
250 961-4176 (cell)