Coastal Fire Centre
Open burning is prohibited. See notes below.
A campfire ban is currently in effect. See notes below.
Forest use restrictions are currently not in effect.
• See an overview map of zones in the Coastal fire centre.
Open Fire Prohibitions
Effective at 12 p.m. PT on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, Category 2 and 3 open burning will be prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction. This prohibition is being enacted to help reduce human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.
For more information, please refer to the following info bulletin: http://ow.ly/sVpx30rLC34
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires will be prohibited throughout the province of British Columbia.
In addition to campfires, the following activities are also prohibited:
- The use of fireworks
- The use of sky lanterns
- The use of burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description
- The use of binary exploding targets
- The use of tiki and similar kinds of torches
- The use of chimineas
- The use of outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a Canadian Standards Association (CSA) or Underwriter Laboratories of Canada (ULC) rating
- The use of air curtain burners in Cariboo, Coastal, Northwest, Prince George and Southeast fire centres
For more information, please refer to the news release: http://ow.ly/V7aO50Fksx7
Forest Use Restrictions
There are currently no forest use restrictions in effect for the Coastal fire centre.
BC Wildfire Service: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status
BC Government News
Campfires prohibited in BC, please click HERE