Category 2 and 3 open fires will be prohibited in the Cariboo Fire Centre starting Thursday at noon.
These types of fires will be prohibited:
- the burning of any waste, slash or other materials
- stubble or grass fires of any size over any area
- the use of fireworks, including firecrackers
- the use of sky lanterns, tiki torches, or burning barrels or burning cages of any size or description
- the use of binary exploding targets
- the use of air curtain burners (forced-air burning systems)
Small campfires and cooking stoves are still allowed.
The prohibitions are in effect on Crown land, BC Parks, and private land in the Cariboo Fire Centre.
More information can be found here: http://bit.ly/1Hr7Lpb.