SGVFD Fire Danger Rating


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: EXTREME

Current Fire Danger Rating

Fire Department restrictions on High Risk Activities for:  EXTREME

EXTREME:All Outdoor Burning & Campfires are banned. Industrial High Risk activities are banned except by written exemption from the fire department.

The Wildfire Act restrictions on High Risk Activities for:  EXTREME ( DGR V )

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

Previous Rating Ended
HIGH ( DGR IV ) 2018/08/15

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