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Thank you to all our volunteers that came out and helped today, all done and cleaned up in 2 hours!

This is a reminder that don’t put your garage in the same bags as the bottles and cans as we have to sort through it🤢

We have to pay for the garbage so it does defeat the purpose.

Once again thanks to everyone!!

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Just a quick reminder that we are bottle sorting tomorrow if you can make it.

Date: Wednesday October14th
Time 9:00AM

Hope to see you there.

Steve & Jenny for
SGLVFD

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Hello Again Sorter Friends:
The drop-off bin is filling and that means we need to get together and sort the contents again. Hopefully we will have our usual great turn out and we will get them done quickly.
With respect for everyones well being we will maintain social distancing and also continue to wear our gloves and masks.
Hope to see you there.

Date: Wednesday October 14th
Time: 9:00AM.

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
Steve & Jenny Gehl
SGLVFD

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Archive for April 2015

Burning Restrictions

2015FLNR0069-000559

April 24, 2015

 

Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Wildfire Management Branch

 

INFORMATION BULLETIN

Open burning restricted throughout Cariboo Fire Centre

 

WILLIAMS LAKE – Effective at noon on April 27, 2015, Category 3 open burning will be prohibited by the Wildfire Management Branch throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect the public.

 

Specifically, this order prohibits fires that burn:

 

* material concurrently in three or more piles, each not exceeding two metres in height and three metres in width; or

* material in one or more piles, each exceeding two metres in height or three metres in width; or

* one or more windrows; or

* stubble or grass over an area exceeding 0.2 hectares (more than 2,000 square metres).

 

The prohibition will remain in place until Sept. 30, 2015, or until the public is otherwise notified.

 

This prohibition does not apply to campfires, cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes, or open fires that are two metres by three metres or smaller. People must ensure that such fires are not lit or kept burning during windy conditions and that adequate tools, water and people are on hand to contain the fire. They must also make sure that the fire is fully extinguished and the ashes are cold to the touch before leaving the area for any length of time.

 

This prohibition applies to all BC Parks, Crown lands and private lands, but does not apply within the boundaries of local governments that have forest fire prevention bylaws in place and are serviced by fire departments. Please check with local government authorities for any other restrictions before lighting a fire.

 

So far this season, the Wildfire Management Branch’s Cariboo Fire Centre has responded to 16 wildfire incidents, all of which were human-caused and therefore preventable.

 

Anyone found in contravention of an open fire prohibition may be issued a ticket for $345 or, if convicted in court, may be fined up to $100,000 and sentenced to one year in jail. If the contravention causes or contributes to a wildfire, the person may be subject to a penalty of up to $10,000 and be ordered to pay all firefighting and associated costs.

 

The Cariboo Fire Centre stretches from Loon Lake near Clinton in the south to the Cottonwood River near Quesnel in the north and from Tweedsmuir Provincial Park in the west to Wells Gray Provincial Park in the east.

 

For a map of affected areas within the Cariboo Fire Centre, please visit: http://bit.ly/1Gfc3hg

 

To report a wildfire, unattended campfire or non-compliant open burning, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or dial *5555 on a cellphone.

 

For the latest information on current wildfire activity, burning restrictions, road closures and air quality advisories, visit: www.bcwildfire.ca or call 1 888 3FOREST.

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To report a wildfire or unattended campfire, call *5555 on your cellphone or toll-free 1-800-663-5555.

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