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BOW HORN BAY

VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

For Fire, Medical and Police Emergencies Call 9-1-1

Forest Fire Reporting: (800) 663-5555 or *5555 from cellphone

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

A ban on Category 2 (backyard debris burning up to 3m wide) will be in effect in the Coastal Fire Centre area effective this Thursday (May 30) at noon.

As an additional precaution, there will ALSO be a ban on Category 3 (large machine pile burns) WITHIN THE BOW HORN BAY FIRE SERVICE AREA. Outside the BHBFD area, Category 3 fires may be allowed by other jurisdictions. Campfires will still be allowed in the BHBFD area until further notice.

Local governments may still have their own burning restrictions in place, so people should always check with local authorities before lighting any fire of any size.

 

If you require further information or clarification please call the Fire Hall 1 250 757 9433, or the Fire Chief on 1 250 240 0419, or the Deputy Chief 1 250 228 2200.

WHERE DO YOU LIVE? DO I HAVE FIRE PROTECTION IN MY AREA?

If you are wondering if your property is in our Fire Protection Area follow this link:-

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TODAYS VENTING INDEX

VENTING INDEX

PLEASE CHECK THE VENTING INDEX PRIOR TO ANY BURNING.

Go to Fire Safety Page Burning info.

Please note that during a Camp Fires only YARD burning is not permitted.