City ban on outdoor cooking fires lifted, but other bans remain in place

The City of Williams Lake open burning ban that came into effect on July 16 has been lifted, effective immediately.

  • Aug. 25, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The City of Williams Lake open burning ban that came into effect on July 16 has been lifted, effective immediately, states a city press release.

Outdoor cooking fires that do not use natural gas or propane and fire pits are now permitted.

All category two and category three open fires remain prohibited throughout the entire Cariboo Fire Centre.

This includes sky lanterns, burning barrels and fireworks. Campfires are permitted in the Cariboo Fire Centre for areas east of the Fraser River and remain prohibited west of the Fraser River.

For more information, please contact the Williams Lake Fire Department at 250-392-4321.