Posted on Friday, July 02, 2021 05:55 AM
JULY 7, 2021 UPDATE: Both Provincial parks have been REOPENED.
In the interest of public safety and at the request of the BC Wildfire Service, BC Parks has closed until further notice: - Redfern-Keily Park (80 KM west of Alaska Hwy and 250 KM northwest of Fort St John) - Buckinghorse River Wayside Park (KM 278) Updates will be posted on the BC Parks Wildfire Updates summary page at https://bcparks.ca/wildfire/
Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 05:55 AM
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires as well as Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the province of British Columbia.
This prohibition will remain in effect until noon on Oct. 15, 2021, or until the order is rescinded.
The provincial weather forecast calls for record-breaking high temperatures throughout B.C. this week and follows a spring of lower-than-average precipitation in the southern half of the province. These conditions are...