Please note that under the Fire Regulation Bylaw No. 665 there is no open burning allowed within the municipality between May 1st and October 1st.
Campfires for cooking, warmth or ceremonial purposes are permitted all year, provided that:
(a) before a campfire is ignited, all combustible material including
roots, leaves and other deleterious material has been removed
for at least 2 ft. in every direction from the perimeter of the fire;
(b) the fire must be at least 10 ft. from any slash, snag, standing
tree or wooden structure;
(c) The fire must not be more than 3 ft. in diameter or width or
3 ft. in height;
(d) Only firewood, charcoal briquettes and other clean burning
materials are burned;
(e) Any fire ignited is attended at all times;
(f) There is a sufficient quantity of fire extinguishing materials
at the site, including a shovel, and;
(g) The fire must be totally extinguished before the fire is left
Where the Ministry of Forests has issued a campfire ban, or where the Village Of Keremeos Fire Chief or the Fire Commissioner has issued a burning ban, all outdoor fires within the Village Of Keremeos are banned.