open fire restrictions in effect

REMINDER: Fire prohibitions start Thursday, May 15

  • May. 16, 2014 3:00 p.m.

Effective at noon on May 15, 2014, the size of open fires  will be restricted in most of the Kamloops Fire Centre to help  prevent human-caused wildfires and protect the public.

This prohibition applies to all areas of the Kamloops Fire Centre  except the Clearwater Fire Zone and the Salmon Arm Fire Zone. The  Clearwater Fire Zone and the Salmon Arm Fire Zone will become subject  to this prohibition on June 15, 2014, when all open burning will be  prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre.

Anyone lighting Category two or three fires outside of those two zones must  extinguish any such fires by noon on May 15. This prohibition will  remain in effect until Oct. 15, 2014, or until further notice.





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