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Sunday December 4, 2022

Good morning, WOW! Winter has come back with a bang. Why doesn’t it just ease us into it sometime? Please be careful out there. If you don’t have to go out please stay home in the warm and dry.   Outdoor burning is now allowed. Please remember to check the venting index(bottom of page or [...]

By |2022-12-05T02:33:45+00:00November 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sunday December 4, 2022

Friday November 18, 2022

Good morning . Outdoor burning is now allowed. Please follow the venting index before lighting. It must be at least fair before lighting up. There are specific restrictions for burning near the school. Make sure you are familiar with them before lighting up. Category 3, or class A, fires must be registered(call 1-888-797-1717) and inspected by [...]

By |2022-11-18T14:37:58+00:00June 8th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update – Thursday, July 25, 2019 – Over 3 days @ Fire Danger Level “HIGH”

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT EFFECTIVE AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THERE IS A COMPLETE FIRE BAN ON DENMAN ISLAND. It is now over 3 days at HIGH. Effective today we will go to morning shift for all “High Risk Activities”.  ALL OPEN-AIR BURNING EXCEPT CAMPFIRES IS PROHIBITED ON DENMAN ISLAND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE OR UNTIL THE END [...]

By |2019-07-25T22:43:17+00:00July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update – June 26, 2019 – Wildfire Danger Level “Extreme”

ALL OPEN-AIR BURNING EXCEPT CAMPFIRES IS PROHIBITED ON DENMAN ISLAND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE OR UNTIL THE END OF FIRE SEASON, OCTOBER 15, 2019. THIS INCLUDES, BACKYARD BURNING, BURN BARRELS AND INDUSTRIAL BURN PILES. Due to the lack of any meaningful rainfall on Denman Island for an extended period, the ground is very dry and [...]

By |2019-06-26T14:21:09+00:00June 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update – May 15, 2019

ALL OPEN-AIR BURNING EXCEPT CAMPFIRES IS PROHIBITED ON DENMAN ISLAND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE OR UNTIL THE END OF FIRE SEASON, OCTOBER 15, 2019. THIS INCLUDES, BACKYARD BURNING, BURN BARRELS AND INDUSTRIAL BURN PILES. Thank you to everyone that attended the Wildfire Preparedness Presentation on Saturday at the Denman Activity Centre. Great turnout!  If you missed [...]

By |2019-05-15T14:20:48+00:00May 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief’s Update-December 2, 2018

Minimize smoke pollution - Use the Venting Index when burning   Reduce the risk of a chimney fire - Burn only seasoned wood, maintain a hot fire, don't burn garbage and have your chimney cleaned and inspected regularly.   The following is the 2019 proposed Operating Grant for Denman Island Fire Rescue: Hornby Island [...]

By |2018-12-02T17:47:53+00:00October 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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