As much fun as a Camp Fire is they just got really expensive! How expensive you say? Anyone who lights, fuels or uses an open fire when a fire prohibition is in place or fails to comply with an open fire prohibition may be issued a ticket for $1,150 or, if convicted in court,be fined up to $100,000 and/or sentenced to one year in jail. If the contravention causes or contributes to a wildfire, the person responsible may be subject to a penalty of up to $100,000 and ordered to pay all firefighting and associated costs.

The following activities will not be allowed:

* campfires, as defined by the Wildfire Regulation (burning of woody debris)

* open fires (using woody debris) in an outdoor stove

* tiki torches

* the use of fireworks, firecrackers, sky lanterns, burning barrels or burning cages of any size or description

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

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Have a fire safe and fun summer!