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  • Writer's pictureVillage of Telkwa

Category 2 & 3 Open Fire Prohibition Across Northwest Fire Centre

Updated: 3 days ago

Effective at 12:00 (noon) Pacific Daylight Time on Thursday, May 18, 2023, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited across the entire Northwest Fire Centre. This prohibition is implemented to help prevent wildfires caused by Category 2 and 3 open burning and to protect public safety. It will remain in place until June 15th, 2023, or until the public is otherwise notified.

This prohibition applies to the following activities: - Category 2 open fires - Category 3 open fires - fireworks, including firecrackers - sky lanterns

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