Kamloops works to mitigate wildfire risk

The city is advising residents that fuel-management treatment is set to begin, including removal of dead trees, spacing trees and pruning limbs close to the ground.

City contractors will be in Pineview, Westsyde and Kenna Cartwright Park over the next few months working to mitigate wildfire risk.

The city is advising residents that fuel-management treatment is set to begin, including removal of dead trees, spacing trees and pruning limbs close to the ground.

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Small burn piles will be used to remove debris. They will be monitored and ignited on good venting days to limit impacts from smoke.

The city said its fuel-mitigation work includes considerations for wildlife tree retention.

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