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Gary's Woodfired Pizza got some slack on the weekend for operating an open flame in Lake Country. (Contributed)

Vernon business gets Lake Country residents fired up

Wood fired pizza truck operating with exemption, while barbecues banned in parks

 

Two fines were issued Friday night, July 2/3, to individuals caught violating a campfire ban that is in effect throughout the province. (BC Conservation Officer Service image)

Two $1,150 fines issued for campfires in North Okanagan

BC Conservation Officer Service personnel enforcing campfire ban

 

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Campfires banned as heat wave cooks the Central Okanagan

The ban will be effective as of noon on Wednesday, June 30

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
As of noon on June 11, 2021, Category 2 and 3 open burns, as well as fireworks, will be prohibited within the Kamloops Fire Centre. (Contributed)

Ban on open burns, fireworks, announced for Kamloops Fire Centre

Prohibition to take effect throughout Okanagan-Shuswap as of noon on Friday, June 11

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As of noon on June 11, 2021, Category 2 and 3 open burns, as well as fireworks, will be prohibited within the Kamloops Fire Centre. (Contributed)
Category 2 and 3 fire bans are being implemented in the Coastal as well as Southeast Fire Centres starting Friday July 24. (BC Wildfire Service)

Category 2, 3 fires to be banned in Southeast and Coastal Fire Centres

There are similar bans in the Kamloops and Cariboo Fire Centres as well

Category 2 and 3 fire bans are being implemented in the Coastal as well as Southeast Fire Centres starting Friday July 24. (BC Wildfire Service)
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Campfires still permitted in Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen

Restrictions have been implemented elsewhere within valley

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Areas in yellow indicate high smoke sensitivity areas where open burning restrictions are in place to decrease susceptibility to COVID-19. (Interactive Venting Index)

Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions

Centre for Disease Control recommends measure to reduce excess air pollution

Areas in yellow indicate high smoke sensitivity areas where open burning restrictions are in place to decrease susceptibility to COVID-19. (Interactive Venting Index)
Effective noon today, Sept. 18, bans on open fires will be rescinded in the Kamloops and Coastal fire centres. (Black Press file photo)

Open fire ban rescinded in Kamloops, Okanagan, but local bylaws still in effect

Category 2 and 3 open fires still not permitted

Effective noon today, Sept. 18, bans on open fires will be rescinded in the Kamloops and Coastal fire centres. (Black Press file photo)