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Wet weather enough?

Light up those campfires, the ban has been lifted throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre's area, including the Okanagan.

The current campfire prohibition is being rescinded due to recent precipitation, which has resulted in a decreased wildfire risk in the region.

Anyone lighting a campfire must use caution and follow provincial regulations:

The campfire must not be bigger than a half-metre wide or a half-metre high.
Flammable material (such a twigs and pine needles) must be removed from around the campfire area and this fuel-free area must be maintained while the campfire is burning.
A shovel or at least eight litres of water must be available onsite to properly extinguish the fire.
A campfire must never be left unattended.
The ashes must be cool to the touch before you leave the area for any length of time.

What do you think, is a few days of rain enough to lift the regional campfire ban?


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