Effective at noon July 7, 2017: Camp Fire Ban & Open Burning Prohibited
Camp Fire Ban &Open Burning Prohibited
within the District of Clearwater.
This ban and prohibition remains in place until the public is notified that is has been rescinded.
OPEN FIRES RESTRICTED IN THE DISTRICT OF CLEARWATER
Effective NOON on Friday, July 7, 2017 and until further notice, campfires or open fires
of any type are prohibited in the District of Clearwater Section 2.33 of Bylaw No. 29
“Open Burning is Banned within the District of Clearwater if the Ministry of Forests and
Range have a burning ban imposed.”
As of NOON, Friday July 7, 2017 the Kamloops Fire Centre has enacted a complete
ban on all open fires including the use of campfires. This is in addition to the Category
1, 2 and 3 restrictions already in place.
This open fire ban applies within the parks and campgrounds within the District
including private land.
This open fire ban is in effect to protect public safety and to limit the risk of person–
caused wildfires. This ban does not include fires in stoves using gas, propane or
briquettes, but does restrict fires in portable wood burning fireplaces.
The District of Clearwater appreciates the public’s cooperation in complying with the
ban and assisting the District by reporting any wildfire action spotted by calling 911.