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Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen on the side of a mountain in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Campfires allowed across B.C. except southern Vancouver Island

Wildfire conditions ease, allowing relaxing of restrictions

 

The change comes thanks to recent rainfall, and a lowered fire danger rating. Black Press files

Campbell River fire chief lifts recreational fire ban

Restrictions will be removed as of noon Friday, Sept. 10

 

Okanagan residents can gather around the campfire this weekend as the BC Wildfire Service has lifted the prohibition effective Sept. 10, 2021. (File photo)

Campfire ban lifted in Okanagan

Kamloops and Boundary zone prohibitions eased as of Friday at noon

 

The ban on campfires is being lifted for most of the Coastal Fire Centre starting Sept. 3, with the exception of south Vancouver Island (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file).

BC rescinds campfire bans for most of the Coastal Fire Centre

Ban remains in effect for South Island Natural Resource District

  • Sep 2, 2021
The ban on campfires is being lifted for most of the Coastal Fire Centre starting Sept. 3, with the exception of south Vancouver Island (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file).
A total fire ban for Campbell River comes into effect June 30 at noon. (Pixaby photo)

Total fire ban starts Wednesday

Ban enacted in response to record-breaking temperatures, low rain and increasing fire danger

A total fire ban for Campbell River comes into effect June 30 at noon. (Pixaby photo)
Beach fires are fun but there are several steps to ensure they are safe — including having a bucket of water on hand to put them out. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Keep beach fires safe: Fire Department

Evening beach fires are fun, but several steps are needed to stop them spreading out of control

Beach fires are fun but there are several steps to ensure they are safe — including having a bucket of water on hand to put them out. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
This map outlines the area affected by the open burning prohibition. Via Coastal Fire Centre

Vancouver Island open fire prohibition takes effect June 23

Ban applies to both public and private land, includes fireworks

This map outlines the area affected by the open burning prohibition. Via Coastal Fire Centre

Resident averts fire hazard by reporting unattended campfire near Gold River

Western Forest Products responded and put out the unattended fire near Ward Creek Main

Category 2, 3 fires to be banned in Southeast and Coastal Fire Centres

There are similar bans in the Kamloops and Cariboo Fire Centres as well

Planning a beach fire? Bring a bucket

“Summer is here and as people gear up for beach and campfires,…

  • Jul 3, 2020

Open burning restrictions to be lifted in Coastal Fire Centre

All open fires will be allowed effective at noon on June 19

Campbell River area under provincial open burn ban

Effort to clear air to help with COVID-19 response

Fire ban coming for southern tip of SRD

Comox Valley ban extends past Oyster River into SRD Electoral Area D

Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions

Centre for Disease Control recommends measure to reduce excess air pollution

Campbell River fire chief urges residents to respect fire ban

Prohibition on recreational fires comes into effect today at noon

Campfire ban coming into effect across West Coast

The Coastal Fire Centre says bans will begin on Wednesday