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This Sign Perfectly Sums Up How Bad The Wildfire Situation Is In BC

Don't even fart.

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Central British Columbia is being ravaged by wildfires that have destroyed homes and forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate.

Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS

The fires are being fueled by dry, hot weather that's making them difficult to control.

The elevated risk also means fire bans have been put in place across the region, including in Banff and Kootenay national parks.But nothing has quite captured the situation as well as a sign put up by the volunteer fire department in Keremeos, BC.
Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS

The elevated risk also means fire bans have been put in place across the region, including in Banff and Kootenay national parks.

But nothing has quite captured the situation as well as a sign put up by the volunteer fire department in Keremeos, BC.

"Total burning ban, no campfires."

Megan Harris

"Don't even fart out there."

Kudos, Keremeos.
Megan Harris

Kudos, Keremeos.

Lauren Strapagiel is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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