The fire rating in Central Saanich is Extreme due to dry conditions, high temperatures, and no rain in the immediate forecast. As a result, all burning is prohibited, including the use of manufactured burning appliances.(Please note that propane or briquette barbecues are still acceptable to use, provided they are used safely, according to the manufacturers requirements.)
If you require further information or clarification, please contact the Central Saanich Fire Department at 250.544.4238.
The BC Wildfire Service has also announced an campfire band within the Coastal Fire Centre. Find more information on the provincial Wildfire Website.