We’re in this together. Wildfire prevention can happen at home, in the backcountry, and through larger-scale fire and fuel management planning. Learn what you can do to help.
- A fire ban is in effect - This includes recreational fires (campfires). In addition; sky lanterns, tiki torches, fireworks, firecrackers, chimineas, incinerators and burning barrels are all not permitted. Certified propane fire pits are permitted.
- Do not throw smoking materials out the car window.
- Prepare a wildfire evacuation plan.
- If you see a fire, call 911
- Make sure to FireSmart your property. Visit FireSmartBC.ca to find out how you can prepare your home.
Do you have a Grab N’ Go kit?
A Grab N’ Go kit would be helpful in an evacuation situation. If you do not have a kit and you are unsure what to put in one, below are just a few suggestions. You can also check out this link for more.
- Ready to eat food and bottled water
- Phone charger
- Copies of important documents, such as insurance papers
- A local map with a family meeting place identified
- Pen and notepad
- Small first-aid kit and personal medications
For the latest information on current wildfire activity, burning restrictions, road closures and air quality advisories, go to: BCWildfire.ca
Wildfire Dashboard This is quite significant! Especially being so early into the summer season.
Have you registered for the Peninsula Alert?
Planning a road trip? Be sure to check your route: www.drivebc.ca/mobile/