Clearing and chipping dead branches and shrubs help prevent fire from catching and spreading.
If you have dead branches piled up and don’t want to wait till the open burning season, here’s an opportunity to remove the dead dry fuel from around your property.
FireSmart Chipping Drop-Off Event
Date: Sunday, September 25th, 2022
Location: Camp Barnard, 3202 Young Lake Road
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Only tree branches, small woody shrubs, and windfall branches will be accepted –Branch size must be between 2.5 cm (1in) to 17 cm (7in)
Branches and debris should not be placed in bags, boxes, or tied with string or wire.
Branches and debris should be clean with no dirt, gravel, or muddy roots
No construction debris, lawn clippings, root balls or loose leaves.
For more information email email@example.com or contact the Firehall at 250-642-6211
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