Extreme Fire Hazard Season

Dry weather and hot temperatures are contributing to an Extreme Fire Hazard Warning.

Smokers take heed, NO SMOKING  in  Saltair Parks and forested trails.

DON’T SMOKE OR BUTT OUT YOUR CIGARETTES IN PARKS AND WILDERNESS TRAILS!

Please use caution and be proactive in protecting our green spaces.

July 18, 2018, 12:00pm: An Open Burning ban is in effect.

An Open Burning Ban is imposed for Vancouver Island, effective at noon on July 18, 2018 until further notice. This ban includes all burning done or a fire set in accordance with federal or provincial regulations. This ban also includes the following:

  • Campfires, and back yard fires
  • Category 2 open fires
  • Category 3 open fires
  • Fires burning woody debris in outdoor stoves
  • The use of tiki torches, fireworks, firecrackers, sky lanterns, burning barrels or burning cages of any size or description
  • The use of binary exploding targets (e.g. for rifle target practice)

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