Forest Fire Danger

Forest Fire Danger

EFFECTIVE NOON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18,2017  the campfire ban has been RECINDED by the Sechelt Fire Delartment.

This information is current as of October 19, 2017.

Backyard burning of toxic materials, garbage, construction waste, demolition waste and garden refuse is NOT permitted in the District of Sechelt. This is a smoke regulated bylaw regulated by the District of Sechelt bylaw officer, not the Sechelt Fire Department. http://www.district.sechelt.bc.ca/Live/BackyardBurning.aspx

As an alternative, Salish Soils accepts yard waste free of charge.

For more information on how you can help protect your home from wildfire check out the Firesmart Manual at http://assets.ibc.ca/Documents/Disaster/Ministry-of-Forests-FireSmart.pdf or come into the Sechelt Fire Department for your free copy.

 

 

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