Fire ban also in effect for Peace Region rural areas

The fire ban in place by the Prince George Fire Centre also covers all parks and B.C. Crown land. The ban prohibits category 2 open fires and the use of fireworks in the Fort St. John and Dawson Creek fire zones. 

That ban will be in place until June 15, along with Fort St. John and Taylor’s, while Dawson Creek’s is effective until June 17 and Pouce Coupe and Chetwynd’s will be in place until further notice. 

There are currently 10 active wildfires in the Prince George Fire Centre that have started since the beginning of May.

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Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.