Fire ban lifted

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  • Sep. 30, 2011 5:00 a.m.

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.

 

Quesnel Cariboo Observer