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Rash of discarded cigarette fires frustrate crews

July 6, 2017, Langford, B.C. - As officials bring in a ban on campfires on most of Vancouver Island and the South Coast to prevent fires in the bush, urban firefighters are also sounding the alarm over careless behaviour. Fire crews in Langford, just outside Victoria, have responded to nearly half a dozen small fires in garden beds and urban greenspaces in the past week. CBC News reports. | READ MORE