SGVFD Fire Danger Rating

Introduction

Below is the current Fire Danger Rating for the South Galiano Fire Protection Area, based on a daily report from BC Wildfire Service. Updated regularly during the fire season, this page includes details on restrictions of High Risk Activities as well as a date of the last update.
 


Today's Fire Danger Rating: MODERATE

Current Fire Danger Rating
LAST UPDATED: 2018/09/10 (this date only changes when the fire danger rating changes)

Fire Department restrictions on High Risk Activities for:  MODERATE


The province has closed burning in our area. Yard burn piles, burn barrels and fireworks are banned until further notice. Campfires under 0.5m diameter are allowed in established fire pits with a water supply on hand.


The Wildfire Act restrictions on High Risk Activities for:  MODERATE ( DGR III )


Restriction Duration
After 3 consecutive days of DGR III or greater, maintain a fire watcher after work for a minimum of one hour Until after the fire danger class falls below DGR III

Previous Rating Ended
EXTREME ( DGR V ) 2018/09/10




For more information, please contact us by phone at (250) 539-2131 or email us at info@gvfd.ca.


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