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Citizens of Vancouver Island's west coast are asking all overnight vehicle and tent campers to make a reservation at an authorized campground before arriving on the West Coast.
The ACRD receives a 2022 Emergency Support Services grant from the Union of BC Municipalities

Fire Watch

Find information on current wildfire activity in the Coastal Fire Centre region, including details about specific fire activity, fire prohibitions and restrictions, weather forecasts and fire danger ratings across the Province.

Coastal Fire Status Report - Updated Weekly

Coastal Fire Centre Status Report - May 2022

2021 Wildfire Season Statistics

Download 2021 Wildfire Season Summary PDF or click below to view a larger image.

2021 Season Stats - Coastal2021 Season Stats - Province

Wildfire Newsletter - Coastal Fire Centre
Air Quality Ventilation Index

In addition to satisfying provincial Open Burning Smoke Control Regulations, the air quality venting conditions must also be sufficient before initiating open burning.

Go to the ACRD Air Quality Ventilation Index Page for more information or go directly to the BC Ventilation Index Webpage

Additional Resources

BC Wildfire Dashboard - Visit the BC Wildfire Dashboard interactive map to explore fire notifications and restriction areas.

Fire Categories Poster - click the poster to view a larger image or download the pdf copy to print yourself.

BC Fire Categories Infographic - PDF Download
BC Fire Categories Infographic