Wildfire Update – Sept. 19, 2017
As of noon on September 18, 2017, the BC Wildfire Service has rescinded the campfire prohibition that was in effect within the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction. The use of tiki torches (and similar kinds of torches), outdoor stoves, gas stoves and other portable campfire equipment are now permitted in the parks.
However, some activities are still prohibited within the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction, including the use of:
- fireworks (including firecrackers)
- sky lanterns
- binary exploding targets
- burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description
- BC Parks Rangers hold legislative authority to act as Peace Officers.
- British Columbians and visitors are urged to follow the instructions of BC Parks Rangers, BC Wildfire Service officials, Conservation Officers, and other authorized personnel in the area.