BC is experiencing the worst wildfire season on record, with about 150 wildfires currently burning. The entire province has been in a state of emergency for weeks – and there is NO MERCY for anyone tossing lit cigarette butts out car windows, from residents, and especially not from police:
READ MORE: Current location of wildfires around BC
— West Shore RCMP (@WestshoreRCMP) August 31, 2017
The driver thought the fine amount of $565 was ‘insane’ –
But the Internet has no forgiveness:
What's insane is throwing a cigarette out the window in a drought, a provincial state of emergency & worst wildfire season BC's ever seen! https://t.co/HD0jvbte9H
— Tess van Straaten (@tessvanstraaten) September 1, 2017
Know what else is insane? Avoidable human-caused fires. https://t.co/j8IRP1MgUI
— L (@LindsideOut) September 1, 2017
Humans learn through the wallet, Good Job!
— Mic_Ro (@Go_Hawx_Go) August 31, 2017
I smoke and I think the fines should higher. And hey the fine is less than 5 cartons of smokes. A water bottle in your car is $0.
— Dana (@bananaDanarama) September 1, 2017