Category 2 & 3 Fire Ban in Effect

Yes! Small campfires are still allowed.

Category 2 & 3 Fire Ban in Effect

Fire Department

From the Northwest BC Fire Centre
Effective at 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, July 5, 2024, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited across the Nadina Fire Zone, Bulkley Fire Zone and part of the Skeena Fire Zone. 

This includes the Nadina Forest District, the Skeena portion of the Skeena/Stikine Forest District and the Old Kalum portion of the Coast Mountains Forest District.

This prohibition is being implemented due to an upcoming trend of warmer and drier weather.
In addition to Category 2 and Category 3 open fires, the following activities will also be prohibited:

  • fireworks, including firecrackers; 
  • and sky lanterns.

Please view a map of the affected areas below. More info at Northwest BC Fire Centre.

map showing areas fire ban is in place