Campfires prohibited starting Aug. 4

Effective at 12 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, August 4, 2022, campfires, will be prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.
 
The Kamloops Fire Centre is currently experiencing hot and dry conditions and fire danger ratings are generally “high” or “extreme” throughout the fire centre. Category 2 and Category 3 open fires and Section 12 Equipment and Activities are already prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre.
 
Wildfire prevention is a shared responsibility. Human-caused wildfires are completely preventable and divert critical resources away from lightning-caused wildfires.
 
As of noon on Thursday, August 4, the following activities are prohibited:
-Campfires as defined in the Wildfire Regulation
-Category 2 open fire as defined in the Wildfire Regulation
-Category 3 open fire as defined in the Wildfire Regulation
-Fireworks
-Sky Lanterns
-Burn Barrels or Burn Cages of any size or description
-Binary Exploding Targets
-Tiki and similar kind of torches
-Chimineas, outdoor stoves and other portable campfire apparatuses not CSA or ULC approved
 
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