BC Wildfire Service will be conducting two ecosystem restoration burns within the Cariboo Fire Center over the next few weeks.
One will cover up to ten hectares near Doc English which is about 17 kilometers east of Riske Creek and 12 kilometers east of Tl’esqox First Nation.
BC Wildfire Service says smoke may impact residents near the burn area and will be highly visible from Williams Lake, Riske Creek, Tl’esqox First Nation, and surrounding communities and to motorists traveling along Highway 20.
This could begin as early as today (October 5th) and continue periodically until Thursday, October 21, 2022.
The other ecosystem restoration burn will cover up to 27 hectares about 9 kilometers northwest of Batnuni Lake near Neewa Creek.
Smoke will be highly visible from the community of titetown and to motorists traveling along Batnuni Road.
Burning there could also begin as early as today (October 5th) and will continue periodically until Thursday, November 10, 2022.