Camp fires are banned within the District of Clearwater. (Kal Visuals/ Unplash)

Camp fires are banned within the District of Clearwater. (Kal Visuals/ Unplash)

District of Clearwater establishes camp fire ban as temperatures set to rise over weekend

Camp fires and open burning are both prohibited, residents reminded to limit water use.

The District of Clearwater has announced a camp fire ban as the mercury is expected to rise into the high 30s and low 40s over the weekend and into next week.

The ban is effective 12:00 p.m. Saturday, June 26 and will be rescinded as the temperatures cool, according to a notice from the DOC. Open burning also is prohibited.

Residents are also reminded to limit watering activity, especially during these hot summer-like days. Each year, from May 15 to Sept. 30, water use is restricted within the district, including what days and time to water, depending on where a resident lives.

More information regarding the water restrictions, visit the DOC website.



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