Pile burning planned for Chimney Valley area

WILLIAMS LAKE – The BC Wildfire Service and the Cariboo-Chilcotin Natural Resource District will be conducting pile burning south of Highway 20, off of Chimney Valley Road and Dog Creek Road.

The objective of this project is to reduce wildfire hazard by burning combustible materials from a previously completed fuel treatment.

Burning is expected to begin March 8, 2024, and continue periodically until March 31, 2024. Ignitions and burning will only proceed if weather and site conditions are suitable and allow for smoke dissipation.

BC Wildfire Service personnel will carefully prepare, control and monitor these fires at all times. Smoke and/or flames may be visible from Williams Lake and to motorists traveling along Highway 20, Dog Creek Road and Chimney Valley Road.

To report a wildfire, unattended campfire or open burning violation, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cell phone.

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Fire Information Officer
Cariboo Fire Centre
BC Wildfire Service
778 799-2100

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