Fire Ban in Effect for City of Yellowknife

A shot of Yellowknife City Hall. (Supplied by City of Yellowknife.)
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Effective immediately the City of Yellowknife is implementing a mandatory open air burning ban. The ban includes the use of approved fire pits within the city.

Due to very dry conditions and an indication of minimal rain forecast throughout the weekend, the City of Yellowknife’s Fire Chief, Nelson Johnson, has implemented an open air burning ban.

The open air burning ban will remain in effect until further notice.

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