Effective at 5 today all open burning, including campfires, will be prohibited throughout the city of Terrace.
The ban is put in place due to the current weather conditions and the volume of fires to which the BC wildfire service is responding.
Campfires, Category 2 and 3 open fires, burning of any waste, the use of tiki torches, fireworks, firecrackers, sky lanterns, burning barrels or binary targets will be prohibited.
The only exception this ban will be the Ferry Island Campground.
Please report any wildfire by calling 1-800-663-5555
If you see an unattended camp fire with-in the City of Terrace limits, call 9-1-1 and report the fire.
For further info, please call your local Fire Department at 250-638-4734 or visit BC Wildfire Service at http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status