Category 2 open burning prohibited

The District of Sparwood has implemented a Category 2 open burn prohibition until further notice.

A Category 2 open burning prohibition does not allow:

  • the burning of any material (piled or unpiled) larger than a campfire (i.e. no larger than 0.5 metres wide by 0.5 metres high)
  • the burning of stubble or grass over an area smaller than 0.2 hectares
  • the use of burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description
  • the use of air curtain burners
  • the use of sky lanterns
  • the use of fireworks including firecrackers
  • the use of binary exploding targets

More details available at the BC Wildfire Service.