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Oct. 10, 2012, Cowichan Bay, B.C. - Open air burning in Cowichan Bay has been banned until Oct. 15 or later, according to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. the warm and dry fall is to blame as current conditions add to the drying out of forest fuels. Canada.com reports.

October 10, 2012
By Canada.com

Oct. 10, 2012, Cowichan Bay, B.C. – Open air burning in Cowichan Bay has
been banned until Oct. 15 or later, according to
the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. The
warm and dry fall is to blame as current conditions add to the drying
out of forest fuels. Canada.com reports. | READ MORE