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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are responsible for law enforcement in the Municipality.
Phone: 250 692‑7171
Address: 147 Hwy 35
Mailing Address: PO Box 759 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0


Fire Chief: 250 692‑7587
In case of a wildfire contact the Ministry of Forests, Protection Branch
Call toll free 1 800 663‑5555 or *5555 on most cellular networks.


Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre 250 692‑2400
Burns Lake Medical Clinic 250 692‑3111

Fire Department: FAQs


Campfires are permitted within the Village provided they conform to BC Wildfire regulations.


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Carbon Monoxide is colourless and odourless and can be fatal if exposure limits are reached. All homes that have natural gas or use wood heat should have a CO2 detector.

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All smoke detectors should be replaced after 10 years. This includes battery operated and hardwired models.

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A burning permit is not required for small backyard burning. All burning in the village must conform to the BC Wildfire regulations for open burning.

Backyard and Industrial Burning

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