Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibition


Effective at noon (PDT) on Thursday, July 28, 2022, all open burning will be prohibited in the Northwest and Prince George Fire Centres. This prohibition includes Category 2 and Category 3 open fires, fireworks, sky lanterns and burn barrels/cages.

This prohibition does not apply to campfires (half metre high by half metre wide, or smaller) or to cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes.

For more information about open burning, please visit BC Wildfire Open Burning.

Specific prohibitions may differ between Fire Centres. More information about activities prohibited in your area is available online here.

To report a wildfire, unattended campfire, or open burning violation, call 1-800-663-5555 toll-free, or *5555 on a cellphone.

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