Media Release: Commencement of Prescribe Fire Implementation

For Immediate Release

Burns Lake Community Forest Ltd. Commencement of Prescribe Fire Implementation

Please be advised that Burns Lake Community Forest (BLCF) in collaboration with British Columbia Wildfire Service (BCWS) supported by Shifting Mosaics and Northern Fire WoRx Ltd. are planning to ignite portions of Prescribed Fire Unit 1D Friday May 14th at an approximate time of 1:00 pm. Smoke may be visible from town. If you have questions or concerns, please visit the BLCF office information booth in parking lot located at 153 Francois Lake Drive.

The information booth will be open from 10:00am till 3:00pm Friday May 14th.

To learn about the most effective ways to reduce local wildfire risk, BL ComFor went to B.A. Blackwell & Associates Ltd. to complete a Landscape Fire Management Plan (LFMP). The Blackwell firm is recognized as a provincial expert in wildfire risk and has provided many communities with an independent assessment and recommendations.

The report can be found here

on our Facebook page

or by contacting the Community Forest Office @ 153 Francois Lake Drive 250-692-7724

For More Information, Contact:
President Crystal Fisher