Backyard burning closure Fri, Apr 26

The yard clearing season is coming to a close. Every year it gets a little earlier it seems. A persistent drought, a dry Spring, several fires that escaped on Vancouver Island, and the BC Wildfire Service resources that are mobilized in the North are contributing factors.

If you have an open permit, consider it closed on Friday evening at 1800. No new permits will be written. Campfires (50cm in diameter) are still open and don’t require a permit.

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