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Chief’s Update-July 31, 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. Patrols will [...]

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Chief’s Update-July 30, 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.

By |2018-07-30T07:33:31+00:00July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-July 29, 2018

A Complete and Total FIRE BAN is in effect on Denman Island. What does that mean? No campfires. No Beach Fires. No fires of any kind. CVRD Parks department has implemented a No Smoking Ban.  What does that mean? Added to the current smoking ban in public forests on the island, it means don’t smoke in the [...]

By |2018-07-29T16:24:01+00:00July 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-July 28, 2018

A Complete and Total FIRE BAN is in effect on Denman Island. What does that mean? No campfires. No Beach Fires. No fires of any kind. CVRD Parks department has implemented a No Smoking Ban.  What does that mean? Added to the current smoking ban in public forests on the island, it means don’t smoke in [...]

By |2018-07-28T15:32:20+00:00July 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-July 27, 2018

A Complete fire ban is in effect on Denman Island. What does that mean? No campfires. No Beach Fires. No fires of any kind. CVRD Parks department will be implementing a smoking ban in CVRD Parks effective today at 10:00 am What does that mean? Added to the current smoking ban in public forests on [...]

By |2018-07-27T20:19:14+00:00July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-July 26, 2018

Yesterday at approximately 1415 hours, Denman Island Fire Rescue responded to a large fast-moving brush fire on Swan Road. At my request, Coastal Fire Centre immediately launched a helicopter with a 3-man IA crew. Fortunately, despite gusting winds off Lambert Channel, DIFR crews where able to quickly contain the blaze and the helicopter was used [...]

By |2018-07-26T19:37:06+00:00July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-July 25, 2018

THERE IS A COMPLETE FIRE BAN ON DENMAN ISLAND. NO CAMP FIRES, NO BEACH FIRES, NO OPEN BURNING OF ANY KIND. High risk activities are now on morning shift. (After three (3) consecutive days of “High”, cease activity between 1:00 PM and sunset each day. Maintain a two hour fire watch) NOTE: The rating is forecast to increase to [...]

By |2018-07-25T15:40:38+00:00July 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-July 24, 2018

THERE IS A COMPLETE FIRE BAN ON DENMAN ISLAND. NO CAMP FIRES, NO BEACH FIRES, NO OPEN BURNING OF ANY KIND. High risk activities are now on morning shift. (After three (3) consecutive days of “High”, cease activity between 1:00 PM and sunset each day. Maintain a two hour fire watch) “High risk activity” means mechanical brushing; disk trenching; [...]

By |2018-07-24T15:10:27+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-July 23, 2018

THERE IS A COMPLETE FIRE BAN ON DENMAN ISLAND. NO CAMP FIRES, NO BEACH FIRES, NO OPEN BURNING OF ANY KIND. High risk activities are now on morning shift. After three (3) consecutive days of “High”, cease activity between 1:00 PM and sunset each day. Maintain a two hour fire watch “High risk activity” means mechanical [...]

By |2018-07-23T17:53:59+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief’s Update-July 22, 2018

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THERE IS A COMPLETE FIRE BAN ON DENMAN ISLAND. NO CAMP FIRES, NO BEACH FIRES, NO OPEN BURNING OF ANY KIND. High risk activities are now on morning shift. (please refer to the following from the CONSOLIDATED Comox Valley Regional District Bylaw No. 281 “Denman Island Fire Protection Service Regulation Bylaw No. 281”) (h) [...]

By |2018-07-22T16:51:34+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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