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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: www.bcwildfire.ca

NO:

  • 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

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    FireSmart Workshop - July 11

     

    Time:        6 - 8 p.m.
    Location:  Maple Bay Fire Hall, 1230 Maple Bay Road
    Cost:        No charge

    FireSmart Workshop Flyer
     

    Please contact ep@cvrd.bc.ca or 250-746-2560  to request a workshop for your community.

    1230 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.

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