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Posted on: July 11, 2017

[ARCHIVED] RDCK Media Release - Provincial State of Local Emergency Declared and Campfire Ban in Place

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is informing residents that the BC Provincial Government has declared a provincial state of local emergency due to the current wildfire situation and the expected increase in wildfire activity.

For more information regarding the provincial state of emergency, visit:

For more information regarding current wildfire activity and burning restrictions, visit:

To report a wildfire or open burning violation, call 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 on a cellphone.

The RDCK’s encourages residents to assemble a 72 hour GRAB & GO emergency kit in the event of an emergency. And if you haven’t already, please sign up for the RDCK’s FREE Emergency Notification System

For further information, please visit:
RDCK Wildfire Information Page info: or RDCK Facebook page at 

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