The ban prohibited outdoor and indoor burning.
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Stage 2 air quality burn ban implemented for Columbia Valley/Maple Falls area.
Outdoor burning is not allowed and home heating with fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves is also prohibited.
All sensitive groups should limit spending any time outdoors.
Outdoor burning, home heating with fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves are prohibited during a Stage 1 air quality burn ban.
In addition to local monitoring reports, Canadian authorities have issued an Air Quality Alert for border areas.
When air quality is at this point, more people than average may have breathing problems or have worsened symptoms of existing asthma or lung disease.
Clearing is expected to begin Wednesday night.
Smoke is likely to return beginning Sunday.