Fire ban in place for Fred Henne and Yellowknife River Territorial Parks

Fire ban in place for Fred Henne and Yellowknife River Territorial Parks

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2015456 Views

YELLOWKNIFE (May 27, 2015) – Consistent with the fire ban implemented by the City of Yellowknife, a fire ban is in effect for Fred Henne and Yellowknife River Territorial Parks effective immediately.

Use of camp stoves and enclosed barbecues is permitted. Any device that uses propane to supply a burner for heating and or cooking is also permitted; such devices must be used within or on top of a fire pit in a campsite or wayside park.

Visit www.nwtfire.com  for more information on fire conditions within the NWT. Report smoke or fire to 1-877-NWT-FIRE (698-3473). Residents should contact their municipalities for information on fire bans within community limits.

Media inquiries:

Drew Williams
Manager, Public Affairs and Communications
Industry, Tourism and Investment
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel: (867) 920-8696
Email: [email protected]

NT3

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