Campfire ban lifted in Squamish

Effective noon today, you can spark up a small blaze by your tent again

You can expect to light campfires soon again, Squamish.

Though with this rain, it might be a bit of a challenge.

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Both the District of Squamish and the province have declared that you can start sparking up flames by the tent again in the area surrounding town and within the municipal boundaries. 

Under the province's regulations, campfires cannot be larger than 0.5 metres high by 0.5 metres wide.

However, there are still some bans in effect for larger Category 2 and Category 3 open fires.


This includes prohibitions on:

• stubble or grass burning of any size

• the use of sky lanterns

• the use of fireworks (including firecrackers)

• the use of burn barrels or burning cages of any size or description

• the use of binary exploding targets (e.g. for target practice)



UPDATED - 4:10 p.m. Sept. 11

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