Cariboo Fire Centre backcountry closure in effect until September

Cariboo Fire Centre backcountry closure in effect until September
Public banned from backcountry in the Cariboo due to wildfire risk
“That's totally going to depend on fire activity and what the on-going level of danger is to the public.” .@KevinSkrepnek: Challenging day ahead for firefighters, which is another reason for backcountry closure in the #Cariboo fire Centre. — My Prince

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A mix of dry conditions and forecast lightning has officials in British Columbia considering closing access to a vast section of its backcountry to mitigate the wildfire risk. Restrictions on access to all Crown land in the …

BC Wildfires: Access To Cariboo Region Banned

Public banned from backcountry in the Cariboo due to wildfire risk
Public banned from backcountry in the Cariboo due to wildfire risk

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Access to the backcountry has been banned in a large swath of British Columbia's Interior as wildfire crews gear up for a challenging weekend. Kevin Skrepnek with the BC Wildfire Service said winds are expected to pick up Saturday …

All Crown land within the Cariboo Fire Centre is closed to public access due to extreme fire danger and the number of active of wildfires throughout the region. The BC Wildfire Service made the announcement Friday afternoon. Allison Martin is the Fire

Access to backcountry in BC's Cariboo region restricted in response to fires

Bad news for hikers and campers. Big sections of B.C's backcountry could soon be off limits because of the risk of wildfires. Jen Palma has details. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial … . The cast of “Jersey Shore” is doing it all again for a special on the E! Network. “Reunion Road Trip: Return to the Jersey Shore” brings that rambunctious gang back together for the first time in five years to gossip about one another's relationships …

A B.C. Wildfire Service crew member fights one of the numerous aggressive wildfires in the Cariboo Fire Centre. KAMLOOPS — Access to the backcountry has been banned in a large swath of B.C.'s Interior as wildfire crews gear. As of 1:30 p.m. Friday, all Crown land within the Cariboo Fire Centre was closed to public access due to the continued extreme fire danger and the number of active wildfires throughout the region. High winds are expected to increase fire activity over …

All backcountry Crown lands in the Cariboo region will be closed as of 1:30 p.m. Friday, until further notice. That's according to BC Wildfire Service, in hopes the closures decreases the chances of more wildfires sparking. There are currently 148 … . KAMLOOPS — The BC Wildfire Service has taken the strongest measures yet to keep people away from areas where they could start new wildfires. As of 1:30 this afternoon, public access to Crown lands within the Cariboo Fire Centre is completely prohibited.

A widespread area restriction has been put in place by the BC Wildfire Service. The restriction applies to all crown land within the Cariboo Fire Centre. It went into effect at 1:30pm today and will remain in effect until September 5th. The area …
Smoke from wildfires burning in central British Columbia hangs in the air as a man walks on a dock in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday August 10, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck. KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Access to the backcountry has been banned in a

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