Open Fire Ban for Province - Including Campfires and Beach Fires
Effective at noon Pacific Time on Wednesday, June 30, 2021
All open burning activities will be prohibited throughout the province. This prohibition is being enacted to help reduce wildfire risk and protect public safety. This ban includes campfires and beach fires within the entire region as well as smoking within all CVRD parks.
Please follow these links to learn about what is a Category 2 and Category 3 open fire and to visit BC Wildfire Service Fire Bans and Restrictions page.
In Electoral Area C, fire protection services are provided to residents in fire protection areas by the Courtenay and Oyster River fire departments. Mt. Washington fire service is also included in this area.
Fire Protection Map
You can locate your designated fire protection area below:
To identify your service area and your responding fire department please visit this interactive map.