Effective on Friday, August 11th, the ban on campfires was removed in the Prince George and Northwest Fire Centres, which includes Dawson Creek. When making a campfire be sure:

-There is quick access to a shovel or at least 8 litres of water the whole time the campfire is lit

-There is a fuel break around the campfire, free of any debris or combustible materials

-The fire is fully extinguished and the ashes are cold to the touch before leaving the campfire for any length of time

Category 2 and Category 3 open burning remains prohibited, in addition to the use of the following:


-Sky Lanterns

-Burn Barrels or Burn Cages of any size or description

-Binary exploding targets

Learn more about the fire bans by reading the BC Wildfire Service Bulletin.

Information provided by the City of Dawson Creek

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