An Air Quality Advisory warning is in effect for parts of the Bulkley Valley
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An Air Quality Advisory warning is in effect for the Southeast Bulkley Valley The Lakes district including Burns Lake due to a high concentration of fine particulate matter.
Those most at risk are infants, the elderly and people with diabetes, and lung or heart disease.
Staying indoors and in air-conditioned spaces helps to reduce exposure.
Restrictions on open burning are now in effect for the Lakes Timber Supply Area until Friday, October 19 at 9 AM.
The use of wood-stoves is prohibited within the Village of Burns Lake during advisory unless the wood-stove is the only source of heat in a dwelling.
This advisory is in effect until further notice.
Real-time air quality information can be found on the government of British Columbia’s website.