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Campfires banned around the Okanagan indefinitely

Campfires have been banned around the Okanagan. .
Campfires have been banned around the Okanagan. . File / Global News

Hopefully you’ve already enjoyed a campfire this year, because as of Friday they are no longer allowed in the Kamloops Fire Centre, which includes all of the Okanagan.

In an effort to stop new wildfires from sparking, the province has banned campfires indefinitely around the region because of high and extreme fire danger ratings in the area.

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Campfires have also been banned in many other areas of the province, including the Southeast Fire Centre, which includes Grand Forks and Revelstoke.

Many local governments have also announced a campfire ban beginning Friday.

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