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CAMPFIRE BAN IN EFFECT FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF SPALLUMCHEEN

The Township of Spallumcheen fire ban remains in effect until noon on Thursday, September 16, 2021 based on recommendations of the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Chief indicated in the media release issued September 10, 2021 from the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department. The campfire ban is in effect due to the continued dry conditions in the region.

The Township of Spallumcheen originally initiated a campfire ban on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

Please note open burning concluded April 15 & is currently not permitted within the Township of Spallumcheen.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

In addition to campfires, the following is currently prohibited within the Township:

  • The use of sky lanterns,
  • The use of binary exploding targets,
  • The use of tiki and similar kinds of torches,
  • The use of chimineas,
  • The use of outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a Canadian Standards Association (CSA) or Underwriter Laboratories of Canada (ULC) rating,
  • The use of air curtain burners, Open Burning concluded April 15 and is not currently permitted,
  • BURN BARRELS are not permitted within the Township at any time,
  • The use of fireworks is only permitted within the Township in the last week of October (and only if there is not a fire ban in effect); otherwise, fireworks are not permitted.

If you have a campfire, or are burning during a ban, please note that enforcement action may commence.

Information is provided on the Township’s website under News, as well as under Departments, Fire Department at www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca.

For more information regarding this release, please contact the Township office at 250-546-3013.

Full press release can be viewed here.