Current Fire Restrictions

August 9, 2022

Burn Restrictions in Effect

Commencing at NOON ON FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022, most open burning activities will be prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre Region, under order from the B.C. Ministry of Forests.  This prohibition is being enacted to help reduce wildfire risk and protect public safety.

Backyard Burns (Category 2) and Land-Clearing Fires (Category 3) will be prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction, including Haida Gwaii.  This prohibition will be in place until October 28, 2022 or until the order is rescinded.

Campfires are still permitted on Salt Spring Island at this time, with a permit.

Campfires Incinerators Backyard Burns Machine Piles

Banned

Banned

Banned

Banned

For more information please contact the office 250-537-2531 or info@saltspringfire.com
Thank You for helping us keep Salt Spring Island ‘fire safe’.


Local Fire Hazard

HIGH - EARLY SHIFT AND TWO HOUR FIRE WATCH IN EFFECT