Campfire ban rescinded for portion of the Cariboo

Effective at noon on Friday, July 25, 2014, campfires will once again be permitted in the Cariboo Fire Centre east of the Fraser River.

Effective at noon on Friday, July 25, campfires will once again be permitted in the Cariboo Fire Centre east of the Fraser River.

The Cariboo Fire Centre announced Thursday it is rescinding its campfire prohibition in this area due to cool and wet weather conditions.The following uses will now be allowed in areas east of the Fraser River:

campfires, as defined by the wildfire regulation

open fires in an outdoor stove

Campfires remain prohibited in the Cariboo Fire Centre west of the Fraser River, due to dry conditions and higher fire danger ratings.