Effective at noon on Friday, June 16, 2023, the Category 1 campfire prohibition will be rescinded throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre and the Tsilhqot’in (Xeni Gwet’in) Declared Title Area.
Cooler weather is in the forecast for the next seven days and there are five fires currently within the Cariboo Fire Centre. The ban was put in place June 8 due to unseasonably dry, hot weather.
Category 2, and Category 3 open fires, and the following activities remain prohibited:
Burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description
Binary exploding targets
Tiki and similar kinds of torches
Air curtain burners
Category 2 fires have been prohibited throughout the entirety of the Cariboo Fire Centre since May 11, 2023. Category 3 fires have been prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre since May 4, 2023 and prohibited on the Tsilhqot’in (Xeni Gwet’in) Declared Title Area since May 8, 2023.
To report a wildfire, unattended campfire or open burning violation, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cell phone.