With the cooler, wet weather we have been experiencing, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Wildfire Service is announcing the end of bans on category 3 fires.
Category three fires are those larger than two meters in height and three meters wide, but also includes the burning of stubble or grass over point 2 of a hectare as well as a couple of other fire types.
And while the ban is being lifted as of noon tomorrow, you still need to get a permit.
Natasha Broznitsky, the areas Fire Information Officer explains, ” anyone wishing to light a category 3 fire must obtain a burn registration number ahead of time by calling 1-888-797-1717 between 8:30 and 4:30.”
For all the information regarding burning and restrictions that may be in affect, you can go to www.bcwildfire.ca or call 1-888-3-FOREST.