Prevention & Tips
Coastal Fire Centre
DIAL 911 FOR ALL EMERGENCIES|
For non-emergency calls: 250-246-4834
For Fire Permits, see the Fire Permits page
THETIS ISLAND FIRE HAZARD:
Current Hazard Rating is
Please click on the hazard level graphic above to see a table of allowable burning at each hazard level and if a fire permit is required for it. If a type of burning is not listed here, it is not currently allowed.
Please note that EVEN IF YOU HAVE A PERMIT, BURNING MAY NOT BE ALLOWED IF THE VENTING INDEX IS NEGATIVE. The venting index is about upper level atmospheric conditions and winds, and you can't tell by looking out the window. To find out whether the venting index allows burning with a permit today, go to this interactive venting map of coastal BC. Additional information and details about the venting index can be found here.
For more detailed information about burning regulations and safety requirements, go to the links on the left for "Fire Permits" and "Fire Safety".