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Forest Fire Reporting: (800) 663-5555 or *5555 from cellphone

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS

 

 

 

PLEASE CHECK THE VENTING INDEX PRIOR TO ANY BURNING.

Go to Fire Safety Page Burning info.

Effective at noon on Wednesday SEPTEMBER19th 2018, the total Fire ban has been fully relaxed throughout the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction. The recent weather has decreased the wildfire risks in the region to low.

Category 2 (yard fires) or category 3 (permit required) open fires will  be permitted, along with the use of tiki torches, burn barrels, fireworks, sky lanterns and binary exploding targets.

 

Local governments may still have their own burning restrictions in place, so people should always check with local authorities before lighting any fire of any size.

 

If you require further information or clarification please call the Fire Hall 1 250 757 9433, or the Fire Chief on 1 250 240 0419, or the Deputy Chief 1 250 228 2200.

WHERE DO YOU LIVE? DO I HAVE FIRE PROTECTION IN MY AREA?

If you are wondering if your property is in our Fire Protection Area follow this link:-

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       ANNUAL FOOD AND TOY DRIVE

2018 FILL THE FIRE ENGINES OF DISTRICT 69

 

Firefighters within the six departments of District 69 will be conducting their annual food and toy drive during the weekend of Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18. All donations will be going to the Salvation Army. 

The six departments in District 69 are:-

Bow Horn Bay Fire Department

Coombs Hilliers Volunteer Fire Department, 

Dashwood Volunteer Fire Department, 

Errington Volunteer Fire Department,

Parksville Volunteer Fire Department  

Qualicum Beach Fire Department. 

Oceanside residents have always been generous with their contributions and District 69 fire departments look forward to another successful year. The first food drive was held in 1997 in Qualicum Beach and then joined by Parksville in 1998. 2016 was the first year of participation for the Errington and Coombs-Hilliers departments and 2017 was the first year for Bow Horn Bay Fire Department

The week prior to the food drive, through the local newspapers, Quality Foods are providing paper bags for the grocery items. The toy donations may be left unwrapped.

 

Bow Horn Bay Fire Department

The Bow Horn Bay Fire Hall, Is located at 220 Lions Way in Qualicum Bay, and will be open to receive donations on 

Saturday, November 17, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Sunday, November 18, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Monday, November 19, from 10 am to 4 pm

The department will welcome residents for hot chocolate or coffee, and the department will be offering tours of the fire hall and their trucks. While you are there, you can pick up free nine-volt batteries for your smoke detector(s). We will also be happy to pick up your donations provided you live within our Fire Service Area, ( Bowser, Qualicum Bay, Spider Lake ) by calling the :-

Fire Chief on 250 240 0419 or the Deputy Chief on 250 228 2200

THANK YOU

Contact is Fire Chief Geoff MacIntosh                www.bowhornbayvfd.ca                        250 757-9433

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