Effective, 12 p.m. this Friday all open
fires are permitted across the Cariboo Fire Centre, due to a decreased risk of wildfires.
Within the Cariboo Fire Centre region, the public is now permitted to:
• burn waste, slash or other material;
• burn stubble or grass;
• use fireworks or burning barrels of any size or description.
Anyone considering category two or three fires must comply with the regulations. For more information, go to: www.bcairquality.ca
Category three fires require a burn registration number, which may be obtained by calling 1- 888-797-1717. Individuals who fail to meet these requirements may be subject to fines.