To report a wildfire, unattended campfire or open burning violation, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cellphone.
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Friday, July 24, 2020, both Category 2 and Category 3 fires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction, which includes all RDKB Electoral Areas. Please check with your municipality for what is permitted within cities and villages, as this could differ from what is permitted elsewhere. For definitions of open burning and campfires visit the Province of BC website.
The BC Wildfire Service is implementing this prohibition to help prevent human caused wildfires and to protect public safety. A map indicating the areas affected by this prohibition is available here.
For the most current fire ban/restrictions information go to http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/Bans.asp
Fire prohibitions are enforced by the Compliance and Enforcement Branch of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, the Conservation Officer Service, and the RCMP.