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Since the lot is in the forestry area, it is out of the Fort St. John Fire Department’s jurisdiction. There is also no bylaw regarding burning there.
However, Chief Fred Burrows says the developers would have gotten permission from both the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, to ensure the venting index is right to burn today. It appears it is, as the smoke is evaporating way up into the atmosphere and not hanging low.
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