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VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

EFFECTIVE FEB 22, 2021

BURNING IS PERMITTED WHEN THE

VENTING INDEX IS FOLLOWED,

MUST BE 48 OR HIGHER FOR CENTRAL ISLAND

MUST BE SMALLER THAN 3 METERS WIDE AND 2 METERS HIGH

FREE PERMITS MUST BE OBTAINED FOR ALL BURNS 3M WIDE AND

2M HIGH FROM BC COASTAL FIRE 1-888-797-1717

BURN BARRELS AND BURN CAGES ALLOWED

 

(THE VENTING INDEX CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE FIRE SAFETY TAB)

 

 

 

DO YOU FEEL LONELY OR ISOLATED AND NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO? VANCOUVER ISLAND'S 24-HOUR CRISIS LINE IS HERE TO HELP:

CALL 1-888-494-3888

TEXT 1-250-800-3806 (6PM-10PM, 7 DAYS A WEEK)

CRISIS CHAT WEBSITE  www.vicrisis.ca (6PM-10PM, 7 DAYS A WEEK)

IF YOU NEED HELP PLEASE CALL, COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL

 

 

 

PLEASE 

BE CAREFUL

WITH BURNING

FOREST FIRE

SEASON 

IS HERE!!

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT  PROGRAM

 

IF YOU NEED NON-EMERGENCY HELP WITH SUPPLIES OR SOMEONE TO TALK TO FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH  PLEASE HANG ONE OF THESE COLOURS IN YOUR LARGEST WINDOW OR AT THE END OF YOUR DRIVEWAY FOR RURAL PROPERTIES.

 

GREEN         I’M OK                    YELLOW      IN NEED OF SUPPLIES/FOOD

RED             I NEED CONVERSATION

WORKING TOGETHER WILL HELP KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE AND HEALTHY. PLEASE HELP YOUR NEIGHBOURS FROM A SOCIAL DISTANCE, NOT EVERYONE IS ABLE TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES FOR SUPPLIES OR NECESSITIES.

SPEND A FEW MINUTES TALKING TO A NEIGHBOUR OR SOMEONE WHO NEEDS YOU, SHOW EACH OTHER WE CARE