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Open Fire Restrictions start today

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Beginning at noon today and continuing until further notice, Category two and three open fires will be prohibited throughout the Prince George Fire Centre.

A Category two open fire means any open fire which burns piled material no larger than two meters high and three meters wide…or any grass area less than 2,000 square meters.

A Category three open fire referes to those larger than the Category two burn pile or grass area parameters, and in addition, to windrows and all resource management burns.

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The Prince George Fire Centre covers a vast area of Northern BC, including all the Peace-Liard region.

It says the open fire ban is being put in place to protect public safety and, to limit the risk of person-caused wildfires.

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