Fire Danger Rating in Metchosin EXTREME - Campfires Prohibited

The Fire Danger Rating in Metchosin is now at EXTREME

Effective noon on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires, will be prohibited within the District of Metchosin until October 2021.

This includes the use of chimineas, air curtain burners, and outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a Canadian Standards Association (CSA) or Underwriter Laboratories of Canada (ULC) rating.

The use of sky lanterns, fireworks, burn barrels of any kind, binary exploding targets, tiki and similar kinds of torches are prohibited year round within the District of Metchosin.

For further information contact the Metchosin Fire Department weekdays at 250-478-1307 or contact the 24hr Duty Officer at 250-478-7770.

Stephanie Dunlop
Fire Chief | Emergency Program Coordinator
Metchosin Fire Department
C 250-883-4472 | W 250-478-1307

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 9:45am