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Fire Chief’s Update-September 21, 2018

Open backyard burning is now allowed. That is burn barrels and hand piles only. Please check the current venting index before you burn. Anyone who lights an open fire must comply with B.C.’s air-quality control legislation. That means the venting index must be “good” before you light up your burn pile/burn barrel. You can find the [...]

By | 2018-09-21T15:21:11+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update-September 17, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: The campfire ban has been removed. Small campfires for heat and warmth are now permitted. Until further notice, there is still a ban on backyard burning and industrial burn piles. The ban also includes: • stubble or grass burning of any size • the use of sky lanterns • the use of fireworks [...]

By | 2018-09-17T16:21:51+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update-September 10, 2018

A TOTAL FIRE BAN IS STILL IN EFFECT No campfires, No backyard burning. High Risk Activities (Machinery & Industrial Operations) including chainsaws are now permitted. Please Note: I am waiting for Coastal Fire Center to remove the canpfire ban in our area. When they do, we will follow suit. That will only apply to campfires. [...]

By | 2018-09-10T14:25:18+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update-August 22, 2018

EXTREME FIRE HAZARD TOTAL FIRE BAN IN EFFECT A Complete and Total FIRE BAN is in effect.  No fires of any kind. No Smoking in or near the forest. All High-Risk Activities are prohibited. If the activity you are considering creates an ignition source or any kind of a spark……please don’t do it. Ground patrols [...]

By | 2018-08-22T14:36:52+00:00 August 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update-August 18, 2018

EXTREME FIRE HAZARD TOTAL FIRE BAN IN EFFECT A Complete and Total FIRE BAN is in effect.  No fires of any kind. No Smoking in or near the forest. All High-Risk Activities are prohibited. If the activity you are considering creates an ignition source or any kind of a spark……please don’t do it. Ground patrols [...]

By | 2018-08-18T15:46:37+00:00 August 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update-August 17, 2018

EXTREME FIRE HAZARD TOTAL FIRE BAN IN EFFECT A Complete and Total FIRE BAN is in effect.  No fires of any kind. No Smoking in or near the forest. All High-Risk Activities are prohibited. If the activity you are considering creates an ignition source or any kind of a spark……please don’t do it. Ground patrols [...]

By | 2018-08-17T22:08:06+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update-August 16, 2018

NEWS RELEASE: The British Columbia government has declared a provincewide state of emergency in response to the ongoing wildfire situation. It applies to the whole province and ensures federal, provincial and local resources can be delivered in a co-ordinated response to protect the public. “We’re asking British Columbians to do their part and follow burning [...]

By | 2018-08-16T19:39:36+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-August 15, 2018

NEWS RELEASE: The British Columbia government has declared a provincewide state of emergency in response to the ongoing wildfire situation. It applies to the whole province and ensures federal, provincial and local resources can be delivered in a co-ordinated response to protect the public. "We're asking British Columbians to do their part and follow burning [...]

By | 2018-08-15T19:07:41+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-August 5, 2018

The Fire Danger Rating on Denman Island is EXTREME. A Complete and Total FIRE BAN is in effect.  No fires of any kind. No Smoking in or near the forest. All High-Risk Activities are prohibited. If the activity you are considering creates an ignition source or any kind of a spark……please don’t do it. Ground patrols [...]

By | 2018-08-05T16:06:37+00:00 August 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments