Emergency Preparedness

News Release

Due to the extreme fire danger, recent weather conditions, and current drought conditions, the District of Coldstream would like to take this opportunity to remind all residents, visitors, and users of local infrastructure of the fire risk in our community, which is extremely high.

The District is monitoring the evolving wildfire situation and has emergency preparations in place should we need to act quickly. We are prepared and we encourage you to be as well.

Information on emergency preparedness

The Kamloops Fire Centre, which includes Coldstream and surrounding areas, is prohibiting open fires, equipment, and activities; including Category 2 open fires, Category 3 open fires, fireworks, sky lanterns, and burn barrels or burn cages. Failure to comply with the Provincial or Local fire prohibitions can result in fines of up to $10,000.

More information on fire bans

We all play a role in the prevention of wildfires. To report a fire within the District of Coldstream, call 911 immediately. To report a wildfire, call 1-800-663-555 toll free or *5555 on your cell phone.

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