Open burning will be restricted in Coastal Fire Centre
For Immediate Release
May 12, 2016
Effective at noon on Friday, May 13, 2016, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited in most areas of the Coastal Fire Centres jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.
This prohibition will remain in effect until Oct. 21, 2016, or until the public is otherwise notified.
A poster explaining the different categories of open burning is available online at: http://bit.ly/1GlhE9l
A map of the affected area is available at: http://bit.ly/1TApT1V
This prohibition does not ban campfires that are a half-metre high by a half-metre wide or smaller, or apply to cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes.
Official Notice: 2016FLNR0087-000769