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Open burning ban set to lifted in the Kamloops Fire Centre.

Information officer Justine Hunse says as of tomorrow at 5pm, Category 2 and 3 fires are once again permitted in the region.

"After your fire is a half metre tall and a half metre wide it's considered a Category 2 fire, and after a fire is beyond three metres wide and two metres high, it's then considered a Category 3 fire. And, anyone wanting to have a Category 3 fire needs a permit.

After months at EXTREME or HIGH, Hunse says the Fire Danger Rating in the Merritt Fire Zone now sits at LOW.

The ban was originally scheduled to be lifted on Sunday.

 

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