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National Fundraising Award 2021

National Fundraising Award 2021

National Fundraising Award 2021Congratulations to Capt. Steven Achterberg!2021 Dr. David Green National Fire Fighter of the Year: Captain Steven Achterberg Congratulations to Capt. Steven Achterberg on his Muscular Dystrophy Canada Firefighter of the Year award! We...

Fire Prevention Week 2021

Fire Prevention Week 2021

Fire Prevention Week 2021Learn the Sounds of Fire SafetyThis years Fire Prevention Week campaign is about learning the sounds of fire safety. What is your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm telling you? 3 Long Beeps = Smoke Alarm. React quickly, follow your family's...

2021 Campfire Ban Rescinded

2021 Campfire Ban Rescinded

2021 Provincial Campfire Ban RescindedDistrict of Sechelt and shíshálh Nation Campfire Ban LiftedAs of 12:00pm Friday September 3, 2021, the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department will be rescinding the campfire ban within the District of Sechelt and the shíshálh Nation...

2021 Fire Ban in Effect

2021 Fire Ban in Effect

2021 Provincial Burn Ban ImplementedDistrict of Sechelt and Provincial Campfire Ban As of 12:00pm Wednesday June 30, 2021, the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department will be implementing a campfire ban within the District of Sechelt. This campfire ban is in...

2021 Recruitment Drive

2021 Recruitment Drive

2021 Recruitment DriveSechelt Fire Department wants to know what fuels YOUR fire?The Sechelt Fire Department is actively seeking new volunteers to be part of our amazing crew for 2021.  Click Here to find out more!

Forest Fire Danger

Forest Fire Danger

Forest Fire DangerBackyard burning of toxic materials, garbage, construction waste, demolition waste and garden refuse is NOT permitted in the District of Sechelt. This is a smoke release bylaw regulated by the District of Sechelt Bylaw...

Forest Fire Danger

Backyard burning of toxic materials, garbage, construction waste, demolition waste, and garden refuse is NOT permitted in the District of Sechelt.

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Campfires

Campfires are fires for cooking, warmth, or ceremonial purposes. Campfires are not for burning toxic materials, garbage, construction waste, demolition waste, or garden refuse. A campfire is typically used as a wiener or marshmallow roast fire. They are also smaller in size, typically not more than 3 feet across at the base.

Campfires are allowed year round within the District of Sechelt and the Sechelt Indian Government District unless the Fire Department issues a total burn ban. A burn ban is likely over the summer months, but some years, when the weather is wetter, campfires are not banned. The Fire Department enforces campfires by banning them when necessary, and by responding to reports of illegal and/or dangerous campfires.

Burning Regulations

Campfires are allowed

Campfires are allowed