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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 11:00 AM
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is planning to conduct a series of prescribed burns in the Pemberton Fire Zone.
Friday, April 11, 2014 8:45 AM
The Coastal Fire Centre is encouraging the public to exercise caution when doing any outdoor burning.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 12:35 PM
Effective at noon on Friday, Sept. 6, Category 2 open fires (also referred to as backyard burning or debris burning) will be permitted within the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction, due to a decreased risk of wildfires.
Monday, August 26, 2013 12:25 PM
Effective at noon on Aug. 26, 2013, the campfire ban in the Coastal Fire Centre was rescinded due to a decreased risk of wildfires. Campfires now will be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 10:25 AM
Effective at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, campfires and Category 3 open fires will be permitted in the following areas of the Coastal Fire Centre: from Courtenay north on Vancouver Island and on the Mainland from Hotham Sound north.
Friday, August 16, 2013 8:30 AM
Effective at noon on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, campfires and Category 3 open fires will be permitted in the geographic area of the Mount Waddington Regional District.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 10:35 AM
Effective at 12 noon on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, all open fires, including campfires are banned in all areas of the Coastal Fire Centre, except for the Fog Zone and Haida Gwaii.
Friday, June 21, 2013 10:03 AM
Effective at noon on June 24, 2013, the size of open fires will be restricted in most of the Coastal Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect the public.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 10:00 AM
A training exercise focusing on wildland/urban interface fires will take place in the York Road area of Oyster River on Sunday, April 28. The event will provide cross-training opportunities for first-responder agencies.
Friday, March 15, 2013 11:15 AM
Wildlife habitat on central Vancouver Island is better protected following new additions to the Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area.