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The ban on open air fires in Yellowknife has been lifted, the City of Yellowknife said on Thursday afternoon.

The relaxed measure covers Yellowknife and Fred Henne and Yellowknife River Territorial Parks.

The ban was put in place on June 19.

If very dry forest condition return the ban will be imposed.

“Please practice fire safety at all times, burn responsibly and ensure your fire is cold before leaving,” the City said.

To learn more about fire prevention, visit this site.

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Blair McBride

Blair McBride covers the Legislative Assembly, business and education. Before coming to Yellowknife he worked as a journalist in British Columbia, Thailand and Ontario. He studied journalism at Western...

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