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: HIGH

Current Fire Danger Rating
LAST UPDATED: 2018/06/16

Fire Department restrictions on High Risk Activities for:  HIGH


HIGH:All outside burning is banned including burn barrels, campfires and fireworks. Propane and briquette fired appliances are allowed.


The Wildfire Act restrictions on High Risk Activities for:  HIGH ( DGR IV )


Restriction Duration
Maintain a fire watcher after work for a minimum of 2 hours Until after the fire danger class falls below DGR III
After 3 consecutive days of DGR IV, cease activity between 1 p.m. PDT (Pacific Daylight Saving Time) and sunset each day Until after the fire danger class falls to DGR III for 2 consecutive days, or falls below DGR III

Previous Rating Ended
MODERATE ( DGR III ) 2018/06/16




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


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