Smoky Skies Bulletin expanded to cover all of Southern Interior and Kootenays

Ministry of Health and Interior Health have issued a smoky skies advisory because of forest fire smoke.  Avoid strenuous outdoor activities.  Contact your doctor if you experience difficulty breathing, chest pain or discomfort,sudden onset of cough or airway irritation. Infants, the elderly and those who have underlying medical conditions are at particular risk.  

Category 2 open fires to be prohibited in Southeast

Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations BC Wildfire Service INFORMATION BULLETIN Category 2 open fires to be prohibited in Southeast CASTLEGAR – Effective at noon Pacific Time on Monday, July 3, 2017, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. […]