FireSmart Information

ALL burning is now PROHIBITED! 

Coastal Fire Centre has prohibited ALL open fires from noon on July 7, 2017 through October 21, 2017 unless otherwise notified. CVRD supports these fire bans to reduce the risk of wildfire.

For the latest information on current wildfire activity, burning restrictions, road closures and air quality advisories, go to:


  • campfires
  • Category 2 open fires
  • Category 3 open fires
  • tiki torches, fireworks, fire crackers, sky lanterns, burning barrels or cages or any size
  • use of binary exploding targets (i.e. rifle target practice)
  • More information ... Know the Rules
  • Fire Danger Rating


    FireSmart Workshops

    FireSmart Workshops are 2 hours focused on learning what you can do to protect your home from wildfire and can be done for groups of any size. 

    Please contact or 250-746-2560  to request a workshop for your community.

    0 Maple Bay Road, Duncan

    WASP Kits - Wildfire Automated Sprinkler Protection systems now AVAILABLE through CVRD Public Safety Division.

    Cost:    $167.99 including taxes ($149.99 + 7.50 + 10.50)

    Please complete the order form, print and bring to CVRD Reception with your Debit/Credit/Cash payment.

    Limited supply available so call ahead (250-746-2560) to ensure availability.

    FireSmart Information Resources

    FireSmart Canada has many great resources for you to check out!

    BC Wildfire Service has a new FireSmart brochure too.

    How FireSmart are you? Try the FireSmart Assessment Tool.