FIRE BAN EXTENDED INTO LONG WEEKEND HAS BEEN LIFTED
For Immediate Release
Armstrong, BC – – The Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department extended the fire ban for our community until 12 p.m. (noon) on Monday, Sept. 5th, 2022.
“With current dry conditions and high temperatures, we have taken a proactive approach to ensure everyone’s safety over the long weekend,” explained Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Chief Ian Cummings.
Under direction of the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department Chief Ian Cummings, The City of Armstrong extended the Campfire Ban effective Thursday, September 1, 2022, at noon (12:00 p.m.)
In addition to campfires, Category 2, and Category 3 open fires, the following activities are also prohibited:
- the use of fireworks;
- the use of sky lanterns;
- the use of burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description;
- the use of binary exploding targets;
- the use of tiki and similar kinds of torches;
- the use of chimineas; and,
- the use of outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatuses not CSA or ULV approved.