Several human caused fires sparked in Hudson’s Hope despite fire ban

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HUDSON’S HOPE, B.C. – The District of Hudson’s Hope posted a public service notice that within 24 hours several human-caused fires had been started.

The mentioned fires were said to have the potential to damage critical infrastructure and pose a risk to responders and residents alike.

There is currently a province-wide ban on open burning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the District of Hudson’s Hope asks you to call the police to report any fires at *911 or 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 by cell phone as soon as possible. The District shared, timely information from the public is essential for responders to the effectiveness of the response.

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Anyone with information regarding the fires is being asked to contact the Hudson’s Hope RCMP at 250-783-5241 or anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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