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: EXTREME

Current Fire Danger Rating
LAST UPDATED: 2018/07/13 - HIGH RISK ACTIVITIES NOT PERMITTED!

Fire Department restrictions on High Risk Activities for:  EXTREME


EXTREME: As of July 13. All Outdoor Burning & Campfires are banned. Early shift is in effect for the first three days of extreme then high risk activities will be banned.


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 ) 2018/07/13




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


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